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Wcescomm.exe is the software that is used to synchronize your Windows CE device with your desktop PC.

What is wcescomm.exe?

Wcescomm.exe is the software that is used to synchronize your Windows CE device with your desktop PC.

Article C2224 - November 15, 2004 « »

Leo Leo A. Notenboom has been playing with computers since he was required to take a programming class in 1976. An 18 year career as a programmer at Microsoft soon followed. After "retiring" in 2001, Leo started Ask Leo! in 2003 as a place for answers to common computer and technical questions. More about Leo.

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November 21, 2004 10:35 AM

Hi. I just wanted to ask why I see so many svchost.exe processes (6) in my Task Manager? One has a "Local Service" user name, and two have "Network Service" user names.


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Skip Guild
January 25, 2005 9:40 AM

Why does WCESCOMM.EXE take up so many computer cycles? Even after synching between my PDA and PC, this program continues to use 5-7% of my CPU cycles doing nothing useful.

August 19, 2005 6:02 PM

if the wcescomm.exe is not doing anything, how can I prevent it from staying there after I disconnect my Pocket Pc??

September 10, 2005 8:47 AM

I was working w/ phone tech support on my wireless connection for my laptop and suddenly my laptop has gotten into a cycle of rebooting itself, doing a disk check and coming up with an error message about wcescomm.exe corruption. How do I get past this?

Richard Stagg
February 10, 2006 12:21 AM

I sometimes have a problem accessing anything Internet. I have recently discovered that one of the processes in Task Manager, WCESCOMM.EXE, when deleted frees up my internet. I works everytime and immediately it's deleted. The actual amount of CPU usage at the time of deletion is 0%.

Any help on this would be great.

March 26, 2006 9:17 PM

I just started having problems with wcescomm.exe consuming 100% of CPU doing absolutely nothing. This started to happen after I turned on "avant go" - i'm going to turn it off - maybe that's the cause.

July 11, 2006 11:50 AM

The software is part of your Active Sync software used to communicate with your pocket pc. Whether or not you need to run this program on startup must be decided by you. If you feel that you want this program starting automatically so that you have it available as needed, then do not disable it. If you disable it at startup, you can still manually launch the program. :)

December 1, 2007 11:49 PM

ActiveSync Toggle will disable it and allow to toggle on and off.

December 10, 2009 1:09 AM

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