What does the CCP.exe file do?
The CCP.exe process is also known as CCP and is a part of SmartWi Connection Utility or, as the case may be, Custom Control Pad Server. This software is produced by Sony Corporation of America (www.sony.com) or, as the case may be, Frozen Pepper S.R.L. An obsolete or defective version of CCP.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CCP.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CCP.exe 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)
- CCP.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CCP.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CCP.exe CCP.exe
CCP.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file CCP.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 16,384 bytes (61% of all these files), 17,408 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The CCP file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The CCP file does not supply any version information or other description. CCP.exe appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 52% 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 CCP.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 CCP?
|PART OF A PROGRAM THAT CHANGES MUSIC/VIDEO FORMATS |
|download programme |
|ccp.exe is part of SmartWi Connection Utility developed by Sony |
|ccp.exe should located C:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\SmartWi Connection Utility. I strongly believe the program poses no threat as long as it comes with and inhabits inside a Sony machine. |
Summary: One user judges CCP.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider 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 SmartWi Connection Utility or Custom Control Pad Server
To remove CCP.exe 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 SmartWi Connection Utility or Custom Control Pad Server in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CCP.exe (CCP.exe) 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 CCP.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CCP.exe 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 CCP.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.