What does the vpnclient_x64.exe file do?
The vpnclient_x64.exe process is also known as SoftEther VPN and is a part of SoftEther VPN Client. This software is produced by SoftEther VPN Project at University of Tsukuba, Japan or, as the case may be, SoftEther Project at University of Tsukuba, Japan. An obsolete or defective version of vpnclient_x64.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SoftEther VPN has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SoftEther VPN 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)
- vpnclient_x64.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module vpnclient_x64.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about vpnclient_x64.exe SoftEther VPN
vpnclient_x64.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file vpnclient_x64.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 5,250,280 bytes (40% of all these files), 4,169,784 bytes, 4,409,400 bytes or, as the case may be, 4,352,568 bytes.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The vpnclient_x64 file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Vpnclient_x64.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 36% 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 vpnclient_x64.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 vpnclient_x64?
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 SoftEther VPN Client
To remove SoftEther VPN 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 SoftEther VPN Client in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if vpnclient_x64.exe (SoftEther VPN) 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 SoftEther VPN. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SoftEther VPN 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 vpnclient_x64.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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