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Process name: Intel 802.1x Configuration Application

Product: Intel PROSet/Wireless

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Intel (intel.com)

File: Dot1XCfg.exe


This process is a configuration module for Intel wireless cards. It continuously runs in the background to connect with onboard as well as USB wireless devices to provide the user with information. It also adds a layer of security to your network connection. Additionally, several viruses are known to disguise themselves as this legitimate process. If you feel you are at risk of infection, you should perform an on-demand scan with a reputable antivirus client. Founded in 1986, Intel is best known for inventing the x86 microprocessor. Today they continue to focus on microprocessors and integrated circuit technology and have a large library of products available for home PCs, both hardware and software.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/dot1xcfg.exe.html 
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Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of Dot1XCfg.exe: based on 10 votes. Read also the 6 reviews.

  • 950 users ask for this file. One user rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 4 users rated it as neutral. 3 users rated it as little bit dangerous.

All comments about Dot1XCfg.exe:
ot1xcfg.exe is part of Intel PRO/Wireless Network Connection Software. This program is important for the wireless network to function. Removing this process or not depends on whether or not you use wireless networking. Lindsey
This performs i/o reads and writes constantly. Slows down my system Steve
Dot1xcfg.exe is an Intel process for wireless networks that has been identified as variant of the Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Adload.pr malware which can removed by using a good malware removal tool.  See also: Link Mike
seems to be slowing my internet connecion, stopping the process in task manager speeds up web connection wo disabling it, presume I have a dodgy version but struggling to find the source of it on my hard disk Samantha
Belongs to Intel Pro/Wireless Network Connection Software Wolf
A resource and memory hog, just let Windows handle wireless... Disable from Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services. Disable the 3 services named Intel(R) PROset/Wireless (etc)... Reboot, check Performance in Task Manager before and after. Ivan

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