What is challenge.exe and how to fix challenge.exe ?

What is challenge.exe file ?


In some case challenge.exe can harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Challenge.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

Follow steps bellow to try fix the problem with challenge.exe

1. Use cleanmgr

To run the command cleanmgr :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box , followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command cleanmgr and press Enter.

2. Use sfc /scannow

To run the command sfc /scannow :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command sfc /scannow and press Enter.

3. uninstalling programs :

To uninstall unnecessary programs :
Open the Start menu (Press Windows key + X) .
Click the first menu item Programs and Features.
Search unnecessary programs in the list of installed programs, .
Click the software you want to uninstall.

4. using msconfig

To run the command msconfig :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command msconfig and press Enter.

5. Automatic Update

To run the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate:
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command wuauclt /ShowWindowsUpdate and press Enter.

6. Use resmon command

To run the command resmon :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command resmon and press Enter.

7. use DISM.exe

To run the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth :
Press Windows key + Q.
Enter cmd in search box, followed by the combination Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run it as Administrator.
Enter the command DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and press Enter.


challenge.exe descriptions


Challenge.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The Challenge.exe file is located in a subfolder of “C:Program Files (x86)” (normally C:Program Files (x86)Smart Professional Surveillance SystemPC-NVR or C:UsersPublicFLIRCloudClientPC-NVR).;Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 7,421,952 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 7,507,968 bytes, 11,988,992 bytes or 11,984,896 bytes.;There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet.;Challenge.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.;Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.;Uninstalling this variant;It is possible to remove the entire program SmartPSS or FLIRCloudClient using Windows Control Panel.