Process or task name:
Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: pctfw.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
PCTFW.exe was most likely installed on your computer by yourself, or it possibly may have arrived already on your computer. The exact file location is shown below so you can verify your file is in the proper location. This software is a free personal firewall and it is called the free pc tools firewall plus. This file will run in your system startup. It is not required as all Windows computers already come with a firewall. If you are deleting or removing files on your computer as a spyware removal protection method, then note that this is not considered to be spyware, adware, or virus related. It is considered safe and does not need to be removed.
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What is the pctfw.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\PC Tools Firewall Plus\PCTFW.exe /s is the exact location where this file will be found.