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What is pclepci?

Pclepci.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the OS, hardware etc.
The free file information forum can help you determine if pclepci.sys belonging to the Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Pclepci.sys file information

The process known as PCLEPCI belongs to software PCLEPCI or Pinnacle Systems PCI by Pinnacle Systems GmbH (www.pinnaclesys.com).

Description: Pclepci.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. pclepci.sys is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 14,165 bytes (91% of all occurrences), 14,564 bytes, 14,197 bytes or 14,133 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/pclepci.sys.html 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. There is no detailed description of this service. The pclepci.sys file is not a Windows system file. pclepci.sys seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with pclepci.sys, you may also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Pinnacle Systems PCI).

Recommended: Identify pclepci.sys related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as pclepci.sys, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers folder. Therefore, you should check the pclepci.sys process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Studio 10 Plus from Pinnacle Systems - Probably No Problem
the file refer "Pinnacle Systems GmbH"
appeared right after installation of Pinnacle software
  john b  
Pinnacle Studio 10..maybe checking for updates
Part of pinnacle studio software
Is ok. Part of pinnacle Studio 9.4

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Summary: Average user rating of pclepci.sys: based on 8 votes with 6 user comments.
4 users think pclepci.sys is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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