What is 1XConfig.exe? Is 1XConfig.exe spyware or a virus?

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Process name: 8021XConfig Module

Product: 8021XConfig Module or mMHouse

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Intel (intel.com)

File: 1XConfig.exe


This program is a configuration module that is associated with certain hardware products from Shuttle and SCM MicroSystems, such as wireless adapters. (It is from Intel, but in this case, Intel made the software, not the hardware.) It should be considered part of the driver package and not disabled, as terminating it may cause problems with your hardware.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/1xconfig.exe.html 

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Users Opinions

Average user rating of 1XConfig.exe: based on 20 votes. Read also the 16 reviews.

  • 824 users ask for this file. 10 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 3 users rated it as neutral. 4 users rated it as little bit dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous. 4 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about 1XConfig.exe:
System Tray background task which gets installed by the drivers for Shuttle Technology products (now part of SCM MicroSystems). SCM MicroSystems is an OEM manufacturer - that is, it makes/assembles the original products which are then sold under various badges by other companies (e.g. DataFab,Hewlett-Packard, Apple, etc..). The products include USB card readers, USB CD-Writers, USB Zip or Flash Drives, USB LS-120 drives, etc.. ICONFIG sits in the System Tray and its sole purpose seems to be to provide connection and status info about your USB device. peng
Provides a tray icon to access and config shuttle multimedia utillities, Monitor usb devices, connections or configuration.  See also: Link Skippy
also used by Intel Wireless Binaeric
It kills any application having subdirectory ./config in its working directory. Alex
cpu usage spikes periodicaly, think its to do with intel wireless card in laptop. no ill effects from killing it.. razer
This executable is a background service for the support of the Intel Wireless interface. Eric
The one used by Intel Wireless has got some serious handle leaks. James Addison
I was also concerned... did a search on my PC for this file and it ended up being a file for my Intel Wireless Card. I don't suspect anything. DuG
Has a serious Windows handle leak (ver 9.0.1.33), one handle per second! Tony
CPU usage spikes makes all I/O to stop. This greatly affects application which is dependent of full access to the HDD, such as CD ripping. Assur
Intel Wireless configration File, nothing to be concerned about. Has caused a few crashing issue with office updates, but after reboot all is sorted and no further issues Dodgykeeper
Easily infected by trojan virii (Jan 2007) Andrew Grogan
Very serious handle leeks confirm this, will eat operative system resources. Michele
intel pro wireless treiber detail
Used by the Intel ProSet/Wireless suite to configure & connect to 802.1x authenticated secured networks. If you do not connect to WPA - Enterprise networks, you may choose to disable the Intel suite, re-enable Windows' Zero-Config Wireless and uninstall the Intel software. CNT
I found this file within the wireless directory Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin It appears to be not dangerous, but I have a doubt because it is in a subdirectory named "Bin" David

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