upeksvr.exe – What it is, Uses, How to remove it

This executable upeksvr.exe is not a necessary file & don’t required in Windows 10/8/7/XP OS. Find how to fix upeksvr.exe error and remove it.  upeksvr also known as Fingerprint Server Process for Vista is a software that belongs to Protector Suite QL or Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader by UPEK. It is a non-system processes that is not essential for the working of Windows OS.

What is upeksvr.exe?

It is a process file but it is not a core file by Windows. Hence, it is not installed in your system automatically but it can enter your computer through any other software that you have downloaded.

File location and file size

The default location of upeksvr.exe in your computer is Program Files folder in drive C. In most of the cases, the size of the file is 21,504 bytes or 50,952 bytes but it is also available in many other sizes depending on Windows operating system. It can also be installed inside the Common Files folder of Program Files in drive C where it is likely to be 84,816 bytes in size.

Is upeksvr.exe harmful?

In reality the upeksvr.exe is not a virus or trojan. Hence it is not particularly harmful for your computer. However, if the process has been installed in your computer over a long period of time and you don’t really use the Fingerprint reader on your laptop/desktop, then it can cause problems like making your computer slow and can give errors while performing some operations.

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In some cases, some harmful virus can also disguise as .exe files and get into your system. If the upeksvr.exe file installed in your computer is not genuine and possibly a virus, it will give you errors and affect the overall working of your machine.

Common upeksvr.exe Error Message

Following are few common errors that you might see on your computer:

  • upeksvr.exe is missing
  • upeksvr.exe not found
  • upeksvr.exe failed to load

How to fix errors with upeksvr.exe?

You can get errors related to upeksvr.exe if the program is not updated or installed correctly.

If it is a virus, then you may face more trouble than a few error messages.

In any case, upeksvr.exe is not a file that is needed for the working of your Windows 10/8/7 and you can uninstall it if is affecting your system.

To remove the upeksvr.exe file, follow these steps:

  • Open Control Panel using the search bar next to the Start button
  • Click on Uninstall a program.
  • Select Upek Touchchip Fingerprint Reader and
  • Click on Uninstall.

If the error is not fixed, there is a possibility that it is occurring due to some other reason for which you can seek professional technical help.

 

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Neeraj worked in an MNC company as Admin. He has good knowledge in Operating System, Excel and Browser.