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

What is epcp.exe file ?


In some case epcp.exe can harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the EPCP.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 epcp.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.


epcp.exe descriptions


EPCP.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. EPCP.exe is located in a subfolder of “C:Program Files”—primarily C:Program FilesEPSONEpsonCustomerParticipation.;Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 608,864 bytes (10% of all occurrences), 674,800 bytes and 13 more variants.;The process is a background process, and the service name is EpsonCustomerParticipation.;The program has no visible window. EPCP.exe is digitally signed. It is not a Windows system file. EPCP.exe is a Verisign signed file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel.;Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous.;Uninstalling this variant;If problems with EPCP.exe come up, you may also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program ⇒ Epson Customer Participation or Epson Customer Research Participation.