"pcdrcui.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

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

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A

"pcdrcui.exe" process represents "Dell Support Center" program.

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

Boot
   pcdrcui

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
pcdrcui.exe              29,092 K   Dell Support Center

Additional information about "pcdrcui.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\pcdrcui.exe" -silentenumeration -st SystemToolsDailyTest 

Programe file information:
   Name: pcdrcui.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\pcdrcui.exe
   Description: Dell Support Center
   Version: 6.0.6032.39
   Size: 1244712 bytes
   Last modified: 7/17/2012 4:29:48 PM
   Company Name: PC-Doctor, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center
C:\Windows\assembly\pubpol5.dat
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\pcduicommon.dll
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\log4net.dll
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\PCDoctor.Core.Interfaces.dll
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\appupdatercommon.dll
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\libAsapiCSharp.dll
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\PCDoctor.Utilities.dll
C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\libCSharpCommonCS.dll

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\.NETFramework
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\Fusion\PublisherPolicy\Default
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\MSCOREE.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\Windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\mscoreei.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHLWAPI.dll

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

 

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