What does the WZCSLDR2.exe file do?
The WZCSLDR2.exe process is also known as ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows and is a part of ANIWZCS2 Service Launcher (Version (9x)) or, as the case may be, D-Link Wireless N DWA-140. This software is produced by Wireless Service or, as the case may be, Alpha Networks (www.alphanetworks.com). An obsolete or defective version of WZCSLDR2.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows 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)
- WZCSLDR2.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WZCSLDR2.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WZCSLDR2.exe ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows
WZCSLDR2.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WZCSLDR2.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" - mainly C:\Program Files\ANI\ANIWZCS2 Service\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 49,152 bytes (79% of all these files), 45,056 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. WZCSLDR2.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs. For this reason, 47% 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 WZCSLDR2.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 WZCSLDR2?
|A part of a D-Link Driver. (WLAN) |
|The file refuses to be deleted and sets itself up to launch whenever Windows starts. No idea what this file does but was able to prevent it from launching its service using msconfig. |
|Installed with D-LINK WLAN |
|Belongs to D-Link-Wireless DWL-122 Adapter Software (further information...) |
|This is part of the D-Link Wireless Router driver set. |
Summary: 58 users judge WZCSLDR2.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 20 users consider it harmless. However, 5 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted WZCSLDR2.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall ANIWZCS2 Service Launcher) or D-Link Wireless N DWA-140
To remove ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows 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 ANIWZCS2 Service Launcher) or D-Link Wireless N DWA-140 in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if WZCSLDR2.exe (ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows) 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 ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ANIWZCS2 launcher for Windows 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 WZCSLDR2.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.