What does the xrxbeacn.exe file do?
The xrxbeacn.exe process does not include any indication who its developer is or what software product it is a part of. An obsolete or defective version of xrxbeacn.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- xrxbeacn.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- xrxbeacn.exe 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)
- xrxbeacn.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module xrxbeacn.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about xrxbeacn.exe xrxbeacn.exe
xrxbeacn.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Xrxbeacn.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 184,832 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 185,856 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The original file was created by Microsoft. The file itself can therefore be considered trustworthy. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The xrxbeacn file is not part of the Windows operating system. 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 xrxbeacn.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 xrxbeacn?
|Installed for network scan discovery by Xerox, Inc. (further information...) |
|Said above, it is for Xerox. |
|It is for network scanner discovery from XEROX |
|This process supports the Xerox printers |
Summary: 2 users judge xrxbeacn.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove xrxbeacn.exe 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 unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if xrxbeacn.exe (xrxbeacn.exe) 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 xrxbeacn.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for xrxbeacn.exe 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 xrxbeacn.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.