A new process just suddenly appearing in your Windows Task Manager can be somewhat worrying, especially if you’re at least vaguely aware of the programs that typically run in the background. Is the unsecapp.exe process safe? It’s interestingly named, to say the least, but is it a malicious file or just a normal part of the operating system?
The rthdcpl.exe file is essentially the Realtek audio Control Panel component of Realtek sound cards. If you have one of these cards installed in your system, then you should have this file running on it. Usually the file can be found in its default locations (depending on your OS version).
The purpose of the alg.exe file is to allow applications, such as IM client software, FTP and Torrent applications to establish a connection between two computers using passive TCP/UDP ports over a server. This enables the user to access files and applications off another system, even if that system is protected by a firewall. Without this particular file, the security protocols would block all communication ports, forcing the end user to manually open available ports, which would leave the system vulnerable to malicious files and hackers.
Dlg.exe or Digital Line Detect is not a system process, so it is not required by the operating system. In fact, it belongs to a program developed by BVRP, who incidentally, are also known for creating internet security software. In this particular situation, the dlg.exe process is a part of a Phone Tools Software Suite, which offers faxing, emailing and phone book facilities.
AcroRd32.exe is a component of the Adobe Acrobat Reader program. This file comes as part of the program and is installed along with it. There are a number of reported issues with this particular file, year in, year out.
The avp.exe process is an integral component of the Kaspersky Internet Security program. If you have Kaspersky Internet Security installed on your computer, then it’s highly recommended that you do not terminate the avp.exe process. This is because closing the avp.exe process will prohibit the Kaspersky security from scanning your system files in real time, making your computer vulnerable to virus infections.
The dwm.exe process is responsible for displaying the transparent and glossy graphical effects, aero glass previews, window thumbnail previews and control icons and themes, basically the aesthetic aspects of the operating system. In Windows 7 and Vista based systems, the Desktop Windows Manager (dwm.exe) carries out this particular function for all active windows, a function which typically entails utilising portions of system memory in order to create the 3D effects that you see.
There are a number of reasons why you may be reading this article, but the most likely reasons is due to a problem you may have encountered with the distnoted.exe, and so, your next move is to determine what exactly this file is. Well, the short answer is that it’s not a malicious file, it’s a process created by Apple that accompanies iTunes, used primarily for mobile device support.
For those of you reading this article, it’s fair for me to assume that you have become frustrated with the CCC.exe process (that runs in the background), and you would like to know how to either get rid of it, or alleviate the error(s) associated with it. In this article I will be explaining exactly what this process is, in addition to various tips that you can use to actually remove the CCC.exe and fix CCC.exe related errors.