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What is alcwzrd.exe? Realtek Audio?

Vendor:      RealTek
Product:     ALCWZRD
Vendor Website:      http://www.realtek.com
Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: ALCWZRD.EXE - RealTek High Definition audio driver related - detects new devices when plugged in, then pops up a dialog box. If everything works as expected you should disable this one.

alcwzrd.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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alcwzrd.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.16%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 4 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
alcwzrd.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xfec1a19277aa322cb48f99d24f12c9c4 8/3/2018 11:10:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.23 Realtek Audio 2740 KB
2 Status 0x44cd4ddc57ab45dc38597275ad2e403a 2/25/2018 4:19:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.12 Realtek Audio 2492 KB
3 Status 0x057c8f39c09f60216c452eed19ad3cb2 3/29/2016 11:14:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.27 Realtek Audio 2742 KB
4 Status 0x986e16d223eeaf13ed30e6c0c576982c 3/18/2016 3:21:00 AM Unknown 1.1.0.20 Realtek Audio 2739 KB
5 Status 0x0c3dc2c7af8b395ee43300b6ccf7029c 1/15/2016 7:53:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.19 Realtek Audio 2739 KB
6 Status 0x308c563e97e9be4a78bfc78d60112390 10/25/2015 3:51:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.15 Realtek Audio 2680 KB
7 Status 0xc99d1eb52de019556f72671cb23d8513 5/16/2015 11:53:00 AM Unknown Unknown Realtek Audio 2743 KB
8 Status 0xec05e964058693d1f71d1b5506b5cf09 4/27/2015 11:56:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.36 Realtek Audio 2743 KB
9 Status 0x924650c4f4d4d17e42282ee08c4118dd 2/23/2015 5:50:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.14 Realtek Audio 2499 KB
10 Status 0x42bc5f3f941653f0feefa6a993d35c68 12/27/2014 1:37:00 AM Unknown 1.1.0.14 Realtek Audio 2678 KB
11 Status 0x897c26d149f4750faf8666727dd5dd0a 12/26/2014 2:49:00 AM Unknown 1.1.0.12 Realtek Audio 2492 KB
12 Status 0xe2933ec3a03c02e4148f30c34d7abe7f 11/27/2014 9:13:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.12 Realtek Audio 2490 KB
13 Status 0xf215f3101a1b7b65f0484bb323e33652 10/8/2014 5:51:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.28 Realtek Audio 2742 KB
14 Status 0xdeb0a8f583174f05de7ca8fc27c4aaee 9/26/2014 11:21:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.12 Realtek Audio 2490 KB
15 Status 0x01f6b6bc22222ae911d0992711e03313 8/28/2014 1:59:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.7 Realtek Audio 2474 KB
16 Status 0x1c37f48d647f53453c2b1f37727d0b40 11/17/2013 9:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown Realtek Audio 2680 KB
17 Status 0x57c98c5e5c8270bd7f169ce89eb1ebc5 8/17/2013 1:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Realtek Audio 2680 KB
18 Status 0xe0d3fe400f07c9d80a67e9d6d8a0c534 7/19/2012 5:50:00 AM Unknown Unknown Realtek Audio 2740 KB
19 Status 0xc9db82f8965c9fe62b9a3f03bb02143f 1/28/2012 10:17:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.15 Realtek Audio 2685 KB
20 Status 0xa95ef75cc3e2dcc05048e8135f589ed4 1/19/2012 6:23:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.24 Realtek Audio 2741 KB
21 Status 0xc3374035f262a836f42226bb90f079e9 1/16/2012 12:26:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.21 Realtek Audio 2740 KB
22 Status 0x7798ddd94193148546e8c487aeeed57a 9/9/2011 1:09:00 PM Unknown 1.1.0.8 Realtek Audio 2481 KB
23 Status 0x17cf16fa813c551353e531a51b6800d2 8/28/2011 9:18:00 AM Unknown 1.1.0.13 Realtek Audio 2498 KB
24 Status 0xe632c330233d8fd472660895df6494f4 7/26/2011 5:01:00 AM Unknown Unknown Realtek Audio 2686 KB
25 Status 0x519cfc6e46985de23a611b17a0f660a1 7/24/2011 6:28:00 AM Unknown Unknown Realtek Audio 2738 KB


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