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What does the shicoxp.exe file do?

There is no reliable information about the producer of the "shicoxp.exe" process. An obsolete or defective version of shicoxp.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 shicoxp.exe shicoxp.exe

shicoxp.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file shicoxp.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 45,056 bytes (75% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 40,960 bytes.
It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The shicoxp file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. This shicoxp program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). For this reason, 80% 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 shicoxp.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 shicoxp?

Driver for a MultiCard slot ImageMate 6-in-1 Combo cardreader
Driver for multi-cardslot (on my computer from "equip")
Jürgen Quast
installed with PRO-9 multi-card reader
SGT Mitchell
Driver for a MultiCard slot ImageMate 6-in-1 Combo cardreader
Lyman DeKoquonut
Got mitsumi 7-in-1 card reader.

Summary: 11 users judge shicoxp.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall unknown

To remove shicoxp.exe 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if shicoxp.exe (shicoxp.exe) 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 shicoxp.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for shicoxp.exe 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 shicoxp.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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