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What does the wincpu.exe file do?

The wincpu.exe process is also known as Client Protocol Usage and is a part of wincpu. This software is produced by Primeware Solutions or, as the case may be, wincpu. An obsolete or defective version of wincpu.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 wincpu.exe Client Protocol Usage

wincpu.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file wincpu.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 11,776 bytes (50% of all these files), 533,518 bytes or, as the case may be, 465,408 bytes.
This wincpu.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The wincpu file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This wincpu program can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. For this reason, 74% 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 wincpu.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 wincpu?

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 wincpu

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