What does the vcheck.exe file do?
The vcheck.exe process is also known as WebGrabber MFC Application and is a part of WebGrabber Application. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of vcheck.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- WebGrabber MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WebGrabber MFC Application 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)
- vcheck.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module vcheck.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about vcheck.exe WebGrabber MFC Application
vcheck.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file vcheck.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
The file size is 389,120 bytes.
This file does not supply any version information or other description. This particular software is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Vcheck.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 52% 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 vcheck.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 vcheck?
|This File Is Apart Of Online Eye It Is Used To Check To See If You Have A Registered Version Of The Program. (further information...) |
|Is necessary for program to run. |
|to remove: Must end process 1st before deleting. Open task manager, there are 4-5 vcheck processes, end them all. Now you can delete the file. |
Summary: 2 users judge vcheck.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted vcheck.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall WebGrabber Application
To remove WebGrabber MFC Application 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 WebGrabber Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if vcheck.exe (WebGrabber MFC Application) 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 WebGrabber MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WebGrabber MFC Application 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 vcheck.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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