What is Cpptools.exe?

Cpptools.exe is a part of CCExtensionforVisualStudioCode and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the Cpptools.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Cpptools.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, Cpptools.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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Cpptools.exe's description is "CCExtensionforVisualStudioCode".

Cpptools.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

Cpptools.exe is an .exe file.

Cpptools.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%USERPROFILE%\.vscode\extensions\ms-vscode.cpptools-1.1.3\bin\cpptools.exe

Cpptools.exe basic information

Description
CCExtensionforVisualStudioCode
Internal Name
cpptools
Version
1.1.0.3
Hash
596239EFD715236114BBBB66AD3ABE2A

Cpptools.exe running processes

%HOMEPATH%\.vscode\extensions\ms-vscode.cpptools-1.1.3\bin\cpptools-srv.exe

Cpptools.exe actions

List of the actions Cpptools.exe executes on a user's PC
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\6264f93966dd85e4885d90e5cc00b813\ms-vscode.cpptools
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\6264f93966dd85e4885d90e5cc00b813\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\6264f93966dd85e4885d90e5cc00b813\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\6264f93966dd85e4885d90e5cc00b813\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\6264f93966dd85e4885d90e5cc00b813\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-shm
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\929a2fbb1f5dead63d8c4684b3606ea9\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\929a2fbb1f5dead63d8c4684b3606ea9\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-shm
new file created
%SystemDrive%\Users\ABUBAK~1\AppData\Local\Temp\loose\2166136261\.BROWSE.VC.DB-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9a2d02f5eade20dd0ed2b820368508bc\ms-vscode.cpptools
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\vscode-cpptools
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9a2d02f5eade20dd0ed2b820368508bc\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9a2d02f5eade20dd0ed2b820368508bc\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9a2d02f5eade20dd0ed2b820368508bc\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9a2d02f5eade20dd0ed2b820368508bc\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-shm
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\vscode-cpptools\ipch
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\vscode-cpptools\ipch\2ebbe941fbd12931
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\be48d06648bd5da99afa46e42dcad79b\ms-vscode.cpptools
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\be48d06648bd5da99afa46e42dcad79b\ms-vscode.cpptools\cc1101-ook-final
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\be48d06648bd5da99afa46e42dcad79b\ms-vscode.cpptools\cc1101-ook-final\.BROWSE.VC.DB
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\be48d06648bd5da99afa46e42dcad79b\ms-vscode.cpptools\cc1101-ook-final\.BROWSE.VC.DB-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\be48d06648bd5da99afa46e42dcad79b\ms-vscode.cpptools\cc1101-ook-final\.BROWSE.VC.DB-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\be48d06648bd5da99afa46e42dcad79b\ms-vscode.cpptools\cc1101-ook-final\.BROWSE.VC.DB-shm
new file created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\vscode-cpptools\ipch\5ffb53b45800a54c
new catalogue created
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\vscode-cpptools\ipch\1f37b297a7438026
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9df6ca642e023c2eda37bef5a2d58b0f\ms-vscode.cpptools
new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9df6ca642e023c2eda37bef5a2d58b0f\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9df6ca642e023c2eda37bef5a2d58b0f\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-journal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9df6ca642e023c2eda37bef5a2d58b0f\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-wal
new file created
%APPDATA%\Code\User\workspaceStorage\9df6ca642e023c2eda37bef5a2d58b0f\ms-vscode.cpptools\.BROWSE.VC.DB-shm
new file created

Cpptools.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Cpptools.exe's virus check

74%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

22%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Cpptools.exe user rating

75%

of users rate Cpptools.exe as a useful program

21%

of users find Cpptools.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

4%

of users find Cpptools.exe to be malicious or a scam

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