What does the 1XConfig.exe file do?
The 1XConfig.exe process is also known as 8021XConfig Module and is a part of 8021XConfig Module or, as the case may be, mMHouse. This software is produced by Intel (www.intel.com). An obsolete or defective version of 1XConfig.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- 8021XConfig Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- 8021XConfig Module has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- 1XConfig.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module 1XConfig.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about 1XConfig.exe 8021XConfig Module
1XConfig.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file 1XConfig.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 184,320 bytes (52% of all these files), 389,186 bytes, 229,442 bytes or, as the case may be, 204,800 bytes.
1XConfig.exe is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. 1XConfig.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 52% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A 1XConfig.exe file has a 28% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 245,760 bytes (96% of all these files), 241,664 bytes or, as the case may be, 249,856 bytes.
This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The 1XConfig file is not part of the Windows operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel.
1XConfig.exe is capable of log keyboard entries.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves 1XConfig.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about 1XConfig?
|System Tray background task which gets installed by the drivers for Shuttle Technology products (now part of SCM MicroSystems). SCM MicroSystems is an OEM manufacturer - that is, it makes/assembles the original products which are then sold under various badges by other companies (e.g. DataFab,Hewlett-Packard, Apple, etc..). The products include USB card readers, USB CD-Writers, USB Zip or Flash Drives, USB LS-120 drives, etc.. ICONFIG sits in the System Tray and its sole purpose seems to be to provide connection and status info about your USB device. |
|Provides a tray icon to access and config shuttle multimedia utillities, Monitor usb devices, connections or configuration. |
|also used by Intel Wireless |
|It kills any application having subdirectory ./config in its working directory. |
|cpu usage spikes periodicaly, think its to do with intel wireless card in laptop. no ill effects from killing it.. |
Summary: 9 users judge 1XConfig.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 4 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted 1XConfig.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall 8021XConfig Module or mMHouse
To remove 8021XConfig Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for 8021XConfig Module or mMHouse in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if 1XConfig.exe (8021XConfig Module) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of 8021XConfig Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for 8021XConfig Module or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or 1XConfig.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.