What does the Belkinwcui.exe file do?
The Belkinwcui.exe process is also known as Belkin Wireless Client Utility and is a part of Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter or, as the case may be, Belkin Wireless Client Utility. This software is produced by Belkin (www.belkin.com). An obsolete or defective version of Belkinwcui.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Belkin Wireless Client Utility has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Belkin Wireless Client Utility 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)
- Belkinwcui.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Belkinwcui.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Belkinwcui.exe Belkin Wireless Client Utility
Belkinwcui.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Belkinwcui.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,585,152 bytes (50% of all these files), 1,589,248 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,654,784 bytes.
Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Belkinwcui.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 38% 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 Belkinwcui.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 Belkinwcui?
|It is for the Belkin Wireless Configuration, i removed it with no problems |
|keep's shutting down window i.t .explorer |
|I stopped it using task manager and my computer sprang into life. It was not needed for the wireless connection. |
Summary: One user judges Belkinwcui.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter or Belkin Wireless Client Utility
To remove Belkin Wireless Client Utility from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Belkin 54Mbps Wireless Network Adapter or Belkin Wireless Client Utility in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Belkinwcui.exe (Belkin Wireless Client Utility) 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 Belkin Wireless Client Utility. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Belkin Wireless Client Utility 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 Belkinwcui.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.
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