What Is cmicnfg.cpl trojan, malware, or a virus?

File name:

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: cmicnfg.cpl

File type:

Misc file type – Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

What is it?

Cmicnfg.cpl is an applet file that may have arrived on your computer the day you purchased it, or it may have been installed with any hardware changes you have made. Be sure to verify the exact hard drive location shown below. This file is part of CMedia and it is related to their sound card hardware. This will put an icon in the control panel for the soundcard control. This file is considered safe and is not known to be a spyware or adware related program, as it simply provides easier access to their dictionary page. Visit cmicnfg.cpl 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 cmicnfg.cpl location, where is it stored on my computer?

This program will appear in your startup as: RunDll32 cmicnfg.cpl,CMICtrlWnd (RunDll32 is a system program that initiates this).

Is cmicnfg.cpl 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 cmicnfg.cpl considered a virus or trojan?

No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

Would you recommend that I remove cmicnfg.cpl?

No, we would not remove this file.