What is elementclient.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 elementclient.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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Elementclient.exe file information

The process known as elementclient.exe belongs to software unknown by Perfect World Entertainment or Beijing Perfect World Network Technology Co..

Description: Elementclient.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Elementclient.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 9,270,216 bytes (14% of all occurrences), 5,226,496 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The elementclient.exe file is not a Windows system file. Elementclient.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If elementclient.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 8,473,016 bytes. The process has no file description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. Elementclient.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as elementclient.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example Mal/Behav-001 (detected by Sophos), and Trojan.Generic.1350412 (detected by BitDefender). Therefore, you should check the elementclient.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

ist ein vpn perfect world hergestelltes game
Perfect World Client, not sure if its content cant key-log, highly doubt it.....
It's a game
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Its a game
Perfect World, MMORPG!
elementclient.exe is the base process for PWE games. Such as Perfect World International and Jade Dynasty.
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Summary: Average user rating of elementclient.exe: based on 5 votes with 6 user comments. One user thinks elementclient.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving elementclient issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with elementclient. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the elementclient.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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