What does the ArcCon.ac file do?
The ArcCon.ac process is also known as ArcSoft Connect Notifier and is a part of ArcSoft Connect. This software is produced by ArcSoft (www.arcsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of ArcCon.ac can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ArcSoft Connect Notifier has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ArcSoft Connect Notifier 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)
- ArcCon.ac has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ArcCon.ac. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ArcCon.ac ArcSoft Connect Notifier
ArcCon.ac is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ArcCon.ac is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 309,824 bytes (87% of all these files), 305,664 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
This file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. ArcCon.ac does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. ArcCon.ac is capable of modify other Windows tasks, log keyboard entries as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 36% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 ArcCon.ac. 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 ArcCon?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall ArcSoft Connect
To remove ArcSoft Connect Notifier 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 ArcSoft Connect in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ArcCon.ac (ArcSoft Connect Notifier) 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 ArcSoft Connect Notifier. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ArcSoft Connect Notifier 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 ArcCon.ac 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.