Ifrmewrk.exe is the Intel PRO/Set Wireless WiFi Framework which is used for setting up, managing and editing network profiles, used to connect to a network. This component also has additional advanced features such as channel selection (used for setting up ad-hoc networks) and power management. Through the WiFi Connection Utility, users are able to monitor their current connection details, such as connection speed, signal quality etc, users can also scan for available WiFi networks and troubleshoot problems with their current connection.
Evaluating the various processes running in the background of my system is almost a ritual for me, something I do on a continuous basis, just to ensure that there are no malicious files or programs amongst them. Typically I’d used Windows Task Manager, despite the various alternatives, because of its efficiency and ease of use. Starting Windows Task Manager is a simple process, simply right click on the Taskbar and select Start Task Manager, once it loads up, click on the Processes Tab and observe.
Hpwuschd2.exe is a non-system process file developed by Hewlett-Packard belonging to the HP Software Update program. This particular file is digitally signed, which means it has been tested by Microsoft to be a legitimate and optimally functioning file within a Windows environment. Hpwuschd2.exe is a process associated with the HP Product Assistant tool utilised by the HP Software Updater component.
Mcshield.exe is a non-system process that is a part of the McAfee Anti-Virus program. This process is considered safe, for the most part, posing little to no threat to your system. That said, there are a number of issues users report having with this process, all of which I hope to explain in this post.
There are a number of valid reasons why you may be reading this post, you may have stumbled upon the splwow64.exe process while looking through Windows Task Manager and wondered what it was, why it was running on your computer, or whether it was a virus. Additionally, you could have come face to face with a splwow64.exe related error, either way; this file is not a virus, so you needn’t worry there.
Looking through Windows Task Manager it’s more than likely that you accidently stumbled upon the mobsyc.exe process running in the background and would like some information on exactly what it is. Alternatively, you may be dealing with an issue related to this process, either way; in this post I will be talking about exactly what it is, how to disable it and how to repair issues related to it. Mobsync.exe is a process developed by Microsoft for the purpose of enforcing group policy for removable storage devices.
If while looking in Windows Task Manager, you noticed the igfxpers.exe process running in the background, you may be confused as to what it is, primarily because of its cryptic name. That said, first things first, it’s not a malicious file, so you don’t need to worry about that. This process is from Intel and is installed along with your graphics card drivers on Intel-based chipset motherboards.
S24EvMon.exe is an abbreviation of Spectrum24 Event Monitor which is also known by Wireless Management Service. It’s a component that comes with the Intel Wireless drivers, and is designed to allow the computer to switch back and forth from wireless to wired connections. There are a considerable number of systems that come pre-built with Intel Wireless cards, which makes this particular process fairly common.
SearchProtection.exe is a program developed by Spigot that could be characterised as unwanted, for most computer systems. The purpose of this program is to protect whichever program(s) it’s bundled with, from being modified by other third-party applications. Once it gets onto your computer, it will create an entry within the Windows registry, so that it will be automatically loaded, every time the computer is switched on.