What does the Awcl.exe file do?
The Awcl.exe process is also known as Advanced WindowsCare (Version V2 Personal) and is a part of Advanced WindowsCare Personal. This software is produced by IObit (www.iobit.com). An obsolete or defective version of Awcl.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Advanced WindowsCare has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Advanced WindowsCare 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)
- Awcl.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Awcl.exe. Read of address 00000000.
Free PC Check
Scan your computer today at no charge with the Windows Repair Tool. This tool helps repair Windows and helps it run faster.
What you should know about Awcl.exe Advanced WindowsCare
Awcl.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file Awcl.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,672,008 bytes (28% of all these files), 2,666,776 bytes, 2,669,336 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,655,000 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This particular software is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. Awcl.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as track other applications. For this reason, 39% 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 Awcl.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 Awcl?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall Advanced WindowsCare Personal
To remove Advanced WindowsCare 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 Advanced WindowsCare Personal in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if Awcl.exe (Advanced WindowsCare) 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 Advanced WindowsCare. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Advanced WindowsCare 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 Awcl.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.