pcs_agnt.exe - Is pcs_agnt.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is pcs_agnt.exe?
Purpose of pcs_agnt.exe:

Process or task name:

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File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This program is a business related program from IBM. It will be found in large corporations, and will most likely never be found on a home desktop since this is business related software. The IBM documentation defines this as: Node Initialization hidden application program PCS_AGNT.EXE acts as the agent for virtual device drivers (VxDs) that use the Message Facility to log messages. When PCS_AGNT.EXE called the Message Facility VxD VDIBMLOG.VXD to copy a message from another VxD into the buffer of PCS_AGNT.EXE, the latter buffer was not large enough to contain the entire message, and overflow occurred. Visit pcs_agnt.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the pcs_agnt.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This can be found in the following folder : C:\Program Files\IBM\Personal Communications\

  • Is pcs_agnt.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is pcs_agnt.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove pcs_agnt.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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