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What does the DWRCST.exe file do?

The DWRCST.exe process is also known as DameWare Mini Remote Control User Interface or, as the case may be, DWRCST Tray Icon and is a part of DameWare Development DWRCST or, as the case may be, DameWare Mini Remote Control. This software is produced by DameWare Development (www.dameware.com). An obsolete or defective version of DWRCST.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about DWRCST.exe DWRCST.exe

DWRCST.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file DWRCST.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 78,848 bytes (56% of all these files), 71,680 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. It can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This DWRCST.exe process is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). For this reason, 57% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A DWRCST.exe file has a 32% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 85,528 bytes (30% of all these files), 264,056 bytes as well as 6 other variants. DWRCST.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). This DWRCST program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager.

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 DWRCST.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 DWRCST?

It has to do with Dame Ware Remote Control, a remote desktop used by service techs. (further information...)
Used by our techs...
DWRCST.EXE is a process from DameWare Tray Icon by DameWare Development and part of DameWare Development DWRCST. Is used for the 'remote control' or 'remote administration' of a computer system from another system situated at a remote location

Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall DameWare Development DWRCST or DameWare Mini Remote Control

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To remove DWRCST.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for DameWare Development DWRCST or DameWare Mini Remote Control in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if DWRCST.exe (DWRCST.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 DWRCST.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DWRCST.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 DWRCST.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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