• Not necessary program

    BLACKICE.EXE Information

    This is a valid program but it is not required to run on startup.

    This program is not required to start automatically as you can run it when you need to. It is advised that you disable this program so that it does not take up necessary resources. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. If you require further assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums.

  • Name
    BlackIce Utility
  • Filename
    blackice.exe
  • Command
    Unknown at this time.
  • Description
    Loads the user interface for the BlackICE PC Protection (was Defender) firewall program. From the parent site - '(the user interface) starts in the "Startup" menu and adds itself to the taskbar. The user interface is independent from the rest of the system and only displays the output or reconfigures the system. It does not need to be running for the rest of the system to run.' See also LoadBlackD
  • File Location
    Unknown
  • This entry has been requested 3,664 times.

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