What does the wcourier.exe file do?
The wcourier.exe process is also known as Wireless Console (Version 3, 2) or, as the case may be, A program that manage wireless devices in system and is a part of Wireless Console (Version 3, 2). This software is produced by ASUS (www.asus.com). An obsolete or defective version of wcourier.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Wireless Console has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Wireless Console 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)
- wcourier.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module wcourier.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about wcourier.exe Wireless Console
wcourier.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Wcourier.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,597,440 bytes (32% of all these files), 1,601,536 bytes as well as 7 other variants.
It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This wcourier program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This wcourier.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). Wcourier.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 34% 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 wcourier.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 wcourier?
|Asus Wireless Console (further information...) |
|Part of ASUS wireless components - wcourier.exe is a process installed alongside ASUS wireless components and provides additional configuration options for these devices. |
|Properties shows this to be Chinese language (only) |
|ASUS is a Taiwanese company, it would make sense that the file is in Chinese. |
Summary: 3 users consider it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall Wireless Console
To remove Wireless Console 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 Wireless Console in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if wcourier.exe (Wireless Console) 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 Wireless Console. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Wireless Console 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 wcourier.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.