Friday, March 21, 2014

How to disable alcwzrd.exe on startup

- is a Windows process related to Realtek audio drivers

- to detect new devices plugged in to your computer such as USB flash drive, camera, mp3 player.

- C:\Windows

- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

startup default
- automatically starts up when computer is rebooted

safe to disable on startup
- alcwzrd.exe is not an essential program and is safe to disable

How to disable alcwzrd.exe error on start up

1.  Start
2.  Run
3.  msconfig
4.  Enter
5.  Startup tab (System Configuration Utility)
6.  Uncheck alcwzrd.exe
7.  Apply
8.  OK
9.  Restart

Alcwzrd.exe virus
- the virus or malicious malware camouflaged under the same name is not safe
- scan your computer with a reliable antivirus

Confirmation of virus threat
-if you know that alcwzrd.exe is disabled on your startup list item and alcwzrd.exe error pops up, then this is a potential virus threat

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