What does the PwdBank.exe file do?
The PwdBank.exe process is also known as TrueSuite Access Manager and is a part of TrueSuite Access Manager or, as the case may be, Fingerprint Solution. This software is produced by Arachnoid Biometrics Identification Group or, as the case may be, Egis Technology (www.egistec.com). An obsolete or defective version of PwdBank.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TrueSuite Access Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TrueSuite Access Manager 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)
- PwdBank.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module PwdBank.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about PwdBank.exe TrueSuite Access Manager
PwdBank.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. PwdBank.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,152,896 bytes (27% of all these files), 3,150,848 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
The PwdBank file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This PwdBank program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. 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\Run). PwdBank.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as track other applications. For this reason, 55% 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 PwdBank.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 PwdBank?
| PwdBank.exe is part of Acer Bio-Protection fingerprint solution. |
Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted PwdBank.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall TrueSuite Access Manager or Fingerprint Solution
To remove TrueSuite Access Manager from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for TrueSuite Access Manager or Fingerprint Solution in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if PwdBank.exe (TrueSuite Access Manager) 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 TrueSuite Access Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TrueSuite Access Manager 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 PwdBank.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.