What does the WacomHost.exe file do?
The WacomHost.exe process is also known as Wacom Load Agent and is a part of Wacom Host. This software is produced by Wacom Technology (www.wacom.com). An obsolete or defective version of WacomHost.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Wacom Load Agent has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Wacom Load Agent 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)
- WacomHost.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WacomHost.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WacomHost.exe Wacom Load Agent
WacomHost.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WacomHost.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 39,808 bytes (90% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 57,248 bytes.
WacomHost.exe contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The WacomHost file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. For this reason, 22% 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 WacomHost.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 WacomHost?
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 Wacom Host
To remove Wacom Load Agent 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 Wacom Host in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if WacomHost.exe (Wacom Load Agent) 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 Wacom Load Agent. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Wacom Load Agent 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 WacomHost.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.