DecodeProcess.exe – What is it, Error & How to Remove it?

  • Ankita 
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This DecodeProcess.exe is an executable file which is an important component of iVMS-4200 developed by Hikvision. iVMS-4200. It is basically used an adaptable security management program for the IP cameras, DVRs, encoders, video radio gadgets, NVRs, and so forth.

What is DecodeProcess.exe?


Now in case, the iVMS-4200 software program is installed on your system then the file DecodeProcess.exe will be running in the background and generally it is not dangerous however a corrupted version of it can cause many problems for your PC.

However you may notice that sometimes DecodeProcess use high CPU / Memory in system background. Keep reading below to find detailed information about this file.

File size and Location

By default the DecodeProcess.exe installed under C:\Program Files\iVMS-4200 Station\ directory and the average file size is approx 0.4 MB. I have referenced a portion of the significant properties of this file that you should know.

  • File description : iVMS-4200
  • File Name : DecodeProcess.exe
  • File type : Application (.exe)
  • File Location : C:\Program Files\iVMS-4200 Station\iVMS-4200\iVMS-4200 Client\DecodeProcess\
  • File size : 0.4 MB (can vary depending on the version)
  • File version : 5.1.7 (can vary)
  • Publisher : Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology

You can in like manner see all the properties of any file by right-clicking on it and further choosing the Properties option.

Is DecodeProcess.exe safe or it is malware?

The best way to figure out whether DecodeProcess.exe is safe or not is to check its file location. If it is consuming high CPU or memory then you should check DecodeProcess.exe file location. Follow the below steps to figure out its location:

  1. Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc button together.
  2. Locate DecodeProcess.exe in the process section.
  3. After you find DecodeProcess.exe, right-click on it and select the Open the file location option.

Now if the location of the file is C:\Program Files\iVMS-4200 Station\iVMS-4200\iVMS-4200 Client\DecodeProcess\ then hopefully it is safe but in case if its located somewhere in C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 then there is a high possibility that it is a virus.

Common error message

I have listed down some of the common DecodeProcess.exe error messages that you may see in your Windows system:

  • exe has failed.
  • exe is not responding.
  • DecodeProcess.exe has stopped working.
  • exe is missing.
  • Error starting the program – iVMS-4200.

In case you face any of the above-mentioned issues then you must try to fix it or better try to delete/remove it from your PC.

How to fix DecodeProcess.exe error messages?

Now if you are encountering any of the above-mentioned issues then there is a possibility that iVMS-4200 is affected with malware and in such a situation, you must try to uninstall iVMS-4200 and then reinstall it or you must look for an alternative application for iVMS-4200.

How to uninstall or remove DecodeProcess.exe from the PC?

To uninstall DecodeProcess.exe from your PC follow the steps mentioned below :

1. Open Control Panel.

2. Now under the Programs section click on Uninstall a Program

Programs uninstall

3. Now among the list of installed applications find iVMS-4200 and right-click on it and select the option of Uninstall/Change.

4. Follow the prompts to uninstall it.

Well, that’s it, if you have followed the steps carefully then you have probably uninstalled DecodeProcess.exe from your PC.




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