What is xrxbeacn.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the xrxbeacn.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Xrxbeacn.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with xrxbeacn
Xrxbeacn.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process xrxbeacn.exe has no data about its author.

Description: Xrxbeacn.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Xrxbeacn.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 184,832 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 185,856 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The xrxbeacn.exe file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as xrxbeacn.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the xrxbeacn.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Installed for network scan discovery by Xerox, Inc.
  Kevin Draz   (further information)
Said above, it is for Xerox.
It is for network scanner discovery from XEROX
  R2 Tbag  
This process supports the Xerox printers
  Tom B  

Summary: Average user rating of xrxbeacn.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think xrxbeacn.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving xrxbeacn issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with xrxbeacn. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the xrxbeacn.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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