What does the CompPtcVUI.exe file do?
The CompPtcVUI.exe process is also known as Fingerprint Solution and is a part of Acer Bio Protection AAV or, as the case may be, VITAKEY Fingerprint PC Solution. This software is produced by Arachnoid Biometrics Identification Group or, as the case may be, Egis Technology (www.egistec.com). An obsolete or defective version of CompPtcVUI.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Fingerprint Solution has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Fingerprint Solution 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)
- CompPtcVUI.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CompPtcVUI.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CompPtcVUI.exe Fingerprint Solution
CompPtcVUI.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file CompPtcVUI.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,485,696 bytes (21% of all these files), 2,068,480 bytes as well as 7 other variants.
There is no internal description of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The CompPtcVUI file is not part of the Windows operating system. This file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. CompPtcVUI.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 68% 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 CompPtcVUI.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 CompPtcVUI?
|Essiential for VitaKey (security application) to function properly |
|compptcvui.exe is part of Acer Bio Protection. |
|It redirects you to another page every time you google! |
|Acer finger print reader, needed if you use the finger print reader |
Summary: 2 users judge CompPtcVUI.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted CompPtcVUI.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Acer Bio Protection AAV or VITAKEY Fingerprint PC Solution
To remove Fingerprint Solution 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 Acer Bio Protection AAV or VITAKEY Fingerprint PC Solution in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CompPtcVUI.exe (Fingerprint Solution) 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 Fingerprint Solution. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Fingerprint Solution 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 CompPtcVUI.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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