What does the knlwrap.exe file do?
The knlwrap.exe process is also known as KnlWrap Module and is a part of KnlWrap Module. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of knlwrap.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- KnlWrap Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- KnlWrap 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)
- knlwrap.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module knlwrap.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about knlwrap.exe KnlWrap Module
knlwrap.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Knlwrap.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
The file size is 126,976 bytes.
The file does not supply any version information or other description. It 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. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Knlwrap.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 72% 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 knlwrap.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 knlwrap?
|it showed up after the PC restarted on its own |
|its marked in running processes from Microsoft Antispyware Beta 1 |
|It comes with a prefetch" KNLWRAP.EXE-090F9024" and turns legitamate programs into key-loggers. Also check to see if you have "KILL.INI" and "KILLAPPS.EXE" on your system. Until I isolated these in a win.zip file it even caused my d-link 604 to reset itself. ZA Pro stopped it all but could not identify it as spyware, nor could Spybot 1.4 beta or ewido. It's been a long 10 days trying to isolate the problem. |
|after downloading a keygen popped up in the C drive (along with a few other files set to hidden that i'd never seen before) i us the python scripting program (Python 23) and after i got a aton of other viruses knlwrap popped up in a suspicously placed (python 22) |
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Summary: 4 users judge knlwrap.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, 8 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 8 users have already deleted knlwrap.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall KnlWrap Module
To remove KnlWrap 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 KnlWrap Module in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if knlwrap.exe (KnlWrap 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 KnlWrap Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for KnlWrap 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 knlwrap.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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