What does the ETcall.exe file do?
The ETcall.exe process is also known as ETcall MFC Application and is a part of ETcall Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of ETcall.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ETcall MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ETcall MFC Application 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)
- ETcall.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ETcall.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ETcall.exe ETcall MFC Application
ETcall.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ETcall.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 40,960 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 20,480 bytes.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\RunOnce, MACHINE\Run). To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 13% 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 ETcall.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 ETcall?
|Part of Gigabyte's Easytune software, used to overclock your CPU inside windows, opposed to the recommended BIOS approach. Useful to those who have locked Bios' or other such restrictions. |
|Gigabyte's simple Overclocking tool. Not a virus or spyware. Only works for gigabyte motherboards. Only novice/experts should use it. |
|EasyTune This is a gigabyte motherboard overclocking utility |
|found in gigabyte Easy tune 5 & 6 directories |
|"C:\Program Files (x86)\Gigabyte\ET5\ETcall.exe". Perhaps an executable from a hardware manurfacturer? Do we grant a Chinese company full-on services rights even if it is used to hide trojans and dangerous software? |
|It is an "overclocking" utlity "EasyTune X.X" supplied by GIGABYTE (m/b maker) (further information...) |
|ETcall is a GYGABITE program exe for Easy Tune 6 |
|Процесс связан c программой Easytune, которая используется для "разгона" процессора, памяти и пр. Абсолютно безопасен |
|Gigabyte's EasyTune 6 software utility. Usually manually installed by the user alongside drivers on a new computer build. Sometimes bundled with computers. Not harmful at all. (further information...) |
Summary: 3 users judge ETcall.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 ETcall Application
To remove ETcall MFC Application 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 ETcall Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ETcall.exe (ETcall MFC Application) 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 ETcall MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ETcall MFC Application 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 ETcall.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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