What is _18be6784.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the _18be6784.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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_18be6784.exe file information

The process _18be6784.exe has no company information.

Description: _18be6784.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. _18be6784.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows—primarily C:\Windows\Installer\{8CC15633-2327-43F4-BA85-B83FDB4B59BE}\. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 25,214 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders, User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. _18be6784.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If _18be6784.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 2,238 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders, User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows core file. _18be6784.exe appears to be a compressed file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as _18be6784.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the _18be6784.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Its a file for the Cerberus FTP server
took 2 days to get rid of it, it's attached to ms broadband file, find it delete and your spy software will do the rest.
It is definitely for microsoft broadband networking utuility that comes with ms network products it sneeded if you you want the app ran on startup
  Bill Mcphail   (further information)
used by microsoft broadband networking
It is a file for a program called BatteryMate XP. Its a battery monitor program that runs in the system tray.
  Alex   (further information)
Highly suspicious - some sources claim this file is related to Microsoft Broadband Networking. However searching consistently produces the following result: "Sorry, we couldn't find any pages containing 18be6784.exe."
A Microsoft Broadband Network Utility

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Summary: Average user rating of _18be6784.exe: based on 7 votes with 7 user comments. 4 users think _18be6784.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger. One user thinks _18be6784.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving _18be6784 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with _18be6784. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the _18be6784.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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