What is the "pcalua.exe" ?

Our database contains 34 different files for filename pcalua.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name pcalua.exe. This files most often belongs to product Sistema operativo Microsoft® Windows®. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description Asistente para la compatibilidad de programas. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 12 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process pcalua.exe.

This executable is an integral part of Microsoft Windows - it serves as a Program Compatibility Assistant. This assistant runs in the background and checks a possible problems with compatibility of older executables when they run. This utility can also offer the user a solution for possible detected problem, and if the problem is a serious one, it can offer the user to block the run of the executable.

From Microsoft's pages about this utility :

"The Program Compatibility Assistant detects known compatibility issues in older programs. After you have run an older program in this version of Windows, it notifies you if there is a problem and offers to fix it the next time you run the program. If the compatibility issue is serious, the Program Compatibility Assistant might warn you or block the program from running. If that happens, you'll have the option to check online for possible solutions."

Check more information on http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Program-Compatibility-Assistant-frequently-asked-questions

pcalua.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "pcalua.exe"

Product:
Sistema operativo Microsoft® Windows®
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Asistente para la compatibilidad de programas
Version:
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
MD5:
2549089234e799d510296d327ea2b679
SHA1:
280038828c2412f3867ddb22e07759cb26f7d8ea
SHA256:
823d3530fc8b4a8069c7b70fd5eb393ac789bae6cda07652cc4f341461c66d48
Size:
9728
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the Process "pcalua.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
Latest new variant of the file with name "pcalua.exe" was discovered 2661 days ago. Our database contains 8 variants of the file "pcalua.exe" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

User Reviews of the "pcalua.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "pcalua.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Ars for file C:\Windows\System32\pcalua.exe

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\pcalua.exe (Variant: 331187)

    This executable is an integral part of Microsoft Windows - it serves as a Program Compatibility Assistant. This assistant runs in the background and checks a possible problems with compatibility of older executables when they run. This utility can also offer the user a solution for possible detected problem, and if the problem is a serious one, it can offer the user to block the run of the executable.
    From Microsoft's pages about this utility :
    "The Program Compatibility Assistant detects known compatibility issues in older programs. After you have run an older program in this version of Windows, it notifies you if there is a problem and offers to fix it the next time you run the program. If the compatibility issue is serious, the Program Compatibility Assistant might warn you or block the program from running. If that happens, you'll have the option to check online for possible solutions."
    Check more information on http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Program-Compatibility-Assistant-frequently-asked-questions

  • SAFErating from user 2472567@mail.ru for file C:\Windows\System32\pcalua.exe