"HeciServer.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "HeciServer.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "HeciServer.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "HeciServer.exe" process?

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A

"HeciServer.exe" process represents "Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Interface" program.

"HeciServer.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   HeciServer

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "HeciServer.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
HeciServer.exe            1,632 K   Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Interface

Additional information about "HeciServer.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\HeciServer.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: HeciServer.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Intel\iCLS Client\HeciServer.exe
   Description: Intel(R) Capability Licensing Service Interface
   Version: 1.24.388.1 SYSTEM
   Size: 635104 bytes
   Last modified: 4/20/2012 4:16:12 PM
   Company Name: Intel(R) Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\ProgramData\Intel\iCLS Client\heciserver.log

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
HKCR\AppID\{F6189E3E-8B57-4CC9-B6F6-2F1FF1D1D9D4}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHLWAPI.dll
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHELL32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\OLEAUT32.dll

"HeciServer.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "HeciServer.exe" process.

 

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