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What is pctspk.exe? PCTel modem ?

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Purpose: pctspk.exe is used with some PCTel modems to provide speaker feedback while the modem is connecting. Some users have reported that this process uses significant CPU time for no good reason. You may want to disable it using MSConfig if you can live without the screeching modem sounds when connect via a dial-up modem.

pctspk.exe is a user invoked program and a normal part of PC operations. No action required.


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pctspk.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.12%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 1 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
pctspk.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x0275215d01c3985e682a661b8826f371 4/17/2018 7:57:00 PM Unknown 4.00 PCTel modem 84 KB
2 Status 0xe9ca0fb05d636ee40766baffae36e05c 5/6/2016 4:33:00 PM Unknown 4.00 PCTel modem 84 KB
3 Status 0x981929a016bdd14e94f73ec58fa79336 4/20/2016 8:44:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 176 KB
4 Status 0x0b86bc4c123d3cd08817b1848db07ac6 9/24/2015 5:35:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 160 KB
5 Status 0x7bbed6a0bf998158e44cf9667c5d5860 11/18/2014 12:40:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 160 KB
6 Status 0x7661ef69b2c8296fc2f69b67572c77ee 9/24/2014 6:56:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 164 KB
7 Status 0xe4fb71da299855cf3e86daf4e340c5b8 9/23/2014 5:11:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 164 KB
8 Status 0x8c1f13bcc6e1a425c76038f3d79ada1d 9/4/2014 8:31:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 172 KB
9 Status 0xa447e4a34cf14efa912e144629bf1b87 2/4/2012 5:53:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTVOICE 152 KB
10 Status 0x9d8b7c81f2fed2123ead083b53f0e137 2/2/2012 4:27:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 164 KB
11 Status 0x543c17e4cd2ba0502d8b2e7d4e592506 1/26/2012 5:23:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 176 KB
12 Status 0xa148608fbccc50e01b5ad03c358d3660 1/23/2012 2:17:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 169 KB
13 Status 0xaca5a9a0ce965833a0798d3e49ff0919 1/20/2012 1:53:00 PM Unknown 12,03,0,22 PCTVOICE 176 KB
14 Status 0xc62f4ddc0ac69a790d8c6bfa02ef38d0 1/10/2012 5:56:00 PM Unknown 4.00 PCTel modem 84 KB
15 Status 0xd8e0d454f2bfe3449f211746decdbb3b 9/19/2011 3:40:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 176 KB
16 Status 0xacf5a15e6a1ace8c882a1638901ea875 9/14/2011 2:26:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 160 KB
17 Status 0x9946f9f9b359b010e879d6ff0155d9b7 8/31/2011 12:16:00 AM Unknown 4.00 PCTel modem 84 KB
18 Status 0xb1edaeb8ac1145cec202961e920195b7 8/25/2011 11:35:00 PM Unknown 4.00 PCTel modem 67 KB
19 Status 0xfda52fc6e36965380d1660b758248c6d 8/16/2011 8:50:00 PM Unknown 12, 300, 18, 0 PCTel modem 176 KB
20 Status 0xab6ffe04ca6db6adfcb177362478bcf5 8/9/2011 9:33:00 PM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 164 KB
21 Status 0xf54a68ddeac6235a781eaabd6d231ce6 8/7/2011 8:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown PCTel modem 160 KB
22 Status 0xfe0e8dd4e6d0409678e47a578c674186 6/28/2011 8:16:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 172 KB
23 Status 0x57003d4e278c8709a8f09540b15775b6 6/27/2011 5:44:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 160 KB
24 Status 0xa38865b71db8e1c7cbb3343637497217 6/21/2011 7:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown PCTel modem 84 KB
25 Status 0xd81ce4aab8a2d3a3f60dec413f897b3c 6/15/2011 11:34:00 AM Unknown 1, 0, 0, 1 PCTel modem 152 KB


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