Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similar spelling for these Windows processes and tasks: alcmtr.exe
Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.
What is it?
alcmtr.exe is a file which may have been installed on your system by you or installed with another program or package. alcmtr.exe may have also been pre-installed on your computer system since the day you first purchased it. The actual hard drive location and folder is also listed below, always verify where it is located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related. Sometimes the spyware or virus writers simply place a similar or same named file elsewhere on your computer hoping to fool you. This ALCMTR.EXE program should be found on your hard drive in the following disk location shown below. This program is from RealTek, and the purpose is to work with your audio hardware and drivers. This particular program is known as the RealTek AC97 audio driver program. Visit alcmtr.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 alcmtr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is currently located in your Windows folder, or your system32 folder. (system32\ALCMTR.EXE or Windows\ALCMTR.EXE)
Is alcmtr.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 alcmtr.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.
Would you recommend that I remove alcmtr.exe?
No, we would not remove this file.