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pcalua.exe

Program Compatibility Assistant

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pcalua.exe. What is it?


The pcalua.exe is a Program Compatibility Assistant.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Pcalua.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Pcalua.exe is usually located in the %SYSTEM% folder and its usual size is 8,192 bytes.


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General Information


Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

Details


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Program Compatibility AssistantPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): %SYSTEM%
subfolder in %WINDOWS%
Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 8,192 bytes, 7,680 bytes, 11,776 bytes




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pcalua.exe has the following rating: 5.0
based on 5 user opinions.
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by SecurityRussia on Sep 23, 2011 at 09:13 AM

k1, it's malware than filesize another, than specizied. In this case full scanning and check from AV - vendor needed/

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by AmaCha on May 14, 2011 at 11:54 AM

this file is also a part of Windows 7/2008 OS.

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by kellb on Dec 27, 2010 at 06:17 AM

its ok you have some other problem run a scan to figure it out

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by GertMenkel on Jul 19, 2010 at 07:47 AM

It's part of the Windows Vista OS, not malware

16 | 0
by k1 on Jul 7, 2010 at 08:00 AM

It's a malware and won't let you play any video right after you wanna run your player the message will popup ! (I'm using win xp sp3) I tied reinstal my players and it didn't help. sill looking for some Reg fix.

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