What does the lxeccoms.exe file do?
The lxeccoms.exe process is also known as Printer Communication System and is a part of lxec_device or, as the case may be, Printer Communication System. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of lxeccoms.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Printer Communication System has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Printer Communication System 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)
- lxeccoms.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module lxeccoms.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about lxeccoms.exe Printer Communication System
lxeccoms.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Lxeccoms.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 598,696 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 593,920 bytes.
It is the service "lxec_device".
You can end this service, pause it, or restart it by going to System and Security/Administrative Tools/Services in Control Panel. The service does not run under your user account. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The lxeccoms file is not part of the Windows operating system. It contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. For this reason, 30% 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 lxeccoms.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 lxeccoms?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall lxec_device or Printer Communication System
To remove Printer Communication System 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 lxec_device or Printer Communication System in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if lxeccoms.exe (Printer Communication System) 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 Printer Communication System. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Printer Communication System 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 lxeccoms.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.