Important: If your PC is producing shwicon2k.exe errors, you should check your Windows operating system immediately!
The file shwicon2k.exe is part of the program Multimedia Card Reader drivers from the manufacturer Alcor Micro. Its task: shwicon2k.exe ensures correct communication between computers and memory card readers.
shwicon2k.exe is normally found in the directory unknown. If the file is located in another folder, you may have selected this path when installing the software. Under certain circumstances, this can also be an indication of a virus.
How to fix shwicon2k.exe errors
If Windows notifies you of shwicon2k.exe errors, the cause may be the result of damaged or corrupted registry entries.
In most cases, it helps to check the Windows registry for shwicon2k.exe errors!
If this does not fix shwicon2k.exe errors, we recommend uninstalling the program using the Control Panel and then running a scan of the Windows registry again.
shwicon2k.exe slows down my PC!
Programs and files can have a strong impact on the performance of a Windows operating system. In some cases, this also includes shwicon2k.exe.
In case of doubt, you should uninstall the program in question.
If shwicon2k.exe is in the Windows startup folder, it can slow down a PC. We recommend that you turn off the automatic startup of this program.
Our advise: AVG TuneUp disables unnecessary startup programs and Windows applications thereby minimizing the load on your computer. The software also fixes shwicon2k.exe errors!
Is shwicon2k.exe harmful to my computer?
shwicon2k.exe is considered to be trustworthy. If the file is not located in the standard path, this may indicate the presence of a virus. Scan your PC with an up-to-date virus scanner. We recommend using the free antivirus software AVG Anti-Virus Free.
All information about shwicon2k.exe:
The following information about shwicon2k.exe is available.
Product name: Multimedia Card Reader drivers
Process name: Memory card driver
manufacturer: Alcor Micro
Website manufacturer: unknown
Standard path: unknown
Category: Background program from Multimedia Card Reader drivers.