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Process name: Chicony Show Window

Product: Chicony Show Window

Company: Chicony Electronics (chicony.com.tw)

File: ShowWnd.exe


A background process installed with various Chicony keyboard, this process keeps the keyboard driver icon from constantly reappearing in your system tray. This process is not required for operation of your keyboard. Founded in 1983, Chicony is based in Taiwan and is an international producer of computer peripheral devices.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/showwnd.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of ShowWnd.exe: based on 10 votes. Read also the 8 reviews.

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

All comments about ShowWnd.exe:
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im not entiraly sure but i know it is a trojan mike
Gateway mulitmedia keyboard driver jim
The file is usually harmless; however, some viruses and trojans call themselves ShowWnd.exe James
It is used by a keyboard driver. see link. Ignore the comments that it is a trojan.  See also: Link
showwnd.exe is included with the Chicony keyboard software and is used by the software to stop the keyboard driver's taskbar entry from reappearing. It is not necessary to remove the keyboard software, however if you wish it can be removed through Add or Remove Programs. Mike M.
If it's 36,864 bytes in size and esepcially on a Gateway or you have a Chicony keyboard then it's harmless Joe Wein
No files or drivers need it what so ever on my aunts pc and I seemed to cut down on the random crashes and shut downs since I disabled it brandon

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