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:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. pcs_agnt.exe

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\


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, pcs_agnt.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. pcs_agnt.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is pcs_agnt.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

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    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. This can be found in the following folder : C:\Program Files\IBM\Personal Communications\ Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.