What does the CLCapSvc.exe file do?
The CLCapSvc.exe process is also known as CLCapSvc Module and is a part of CLCapSvc Module or, as the case may be, Acer Empowering Technology. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of CLCapSvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CLCapSvc Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CLCapSvc 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)
- CLCapSvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CLCapSvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CLCapSvc.exe CLCapSvc Module
CLCapSvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CLCapSvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 262,243 bytes (29% of all these files), 270,431 bytes as well as 10 other variants.
The CLCapSvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual For this reason, 46% 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 CLCapSvc.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 CLCapSvc?
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Summary: 5 users judge CLCapSvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted CLCapSvc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall CLCapSvc Module or Acer Empowering Technology
To remove CLCapSvc Module 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 CLCapSvc Module or Acer Empowering Technology in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CLCapSvc.exe (CLCapSvc 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 CLCapSvc Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CLCapSvc 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 CLCapSvc.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.