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What does the MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe file do?

The MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe process is also known as Microsoft Edge Content Process and is a part of Microsoft Windows or, as the case may be, Microsoft Edge Web Platform. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of MicrosoftEdgeCP.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 MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe Microsoft Edge Content Process

MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe is part of Windows. The file MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 315,760 bytes (17% of all these files), 94,568 bytes as well as 17 other variants.
The file is part of the Windows operating system found in C:\Windows\. MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe has been digitally signed by Microsoft itself to guarantee its authenticity. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The MicrosoftEdgeCP file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 1% 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 MicrosoftEdgeCP.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 MicrosoftEdgeCP?

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 Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Edge Web Platform

To remove Microsoft Edge Content Process from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Microsoft Windows or Microsoft Edge Web Platform in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if MicrosoftEdgeCP.exe (Microsoft Edge Content Process) 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 Microsoft Edge Content Process. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Microsoft Edge Content Process 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 MicrosoftEdgeCP.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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