What is video.ui.exe? 5 ways to see if it’s safe.

What is video.ui.exe?

video.ui.exe is known as the Xbox Live Video User Interface. It’s useful if you want to watch Xbox videos on your PC. The name sounds kind of suspicious and makes you feel like it’s uploading whatever videos you’re watching to Microsoft servers. However, we have found that’s not the case. We found video.ui.exe uses a minimal amount of data. After installing GlassWire we have found this is usually one of the first Windows apps that accesses the network for some reason.

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Publisher: The app is unsigned, which can make people feel even more paranoid about it.

video.ui.exe stands for Xbox Live Video Interface.

What does video.ui.exe do?

Plays videos for Microsoft’s Xbox gaming hardware.

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Why does video.ui.exe access the network?

While investigating video.ui.exe with the GlassWire network security monitor on our devices based in Austin, TX USA we found it connects to servers controlled by the content delivery network called Akamai e87.dspb.akamaiedge.net. We found no problems when blocking this .exe from accessing the network with GlassWire’s firewall.

App All apps 400 KB/s video.ui.exe e87.dspb.akamaiedge.net 24.3 KB 65.2 KB 26 Jul 27 Jul 28 Jul 29 Jul 30 Jul 31 Jul 1 Aug 24 Hours Week Month 3 Hours 5 Minutes All Apps Traffic Graph Usage Things Firewall Alerts GlassWire video.ui.exe GlassWire Control S… Host Process for Wi… 642.9 KB 386.6 KB 129.4 KB 48.4 KB 90.1 KB 21 KB 727 B 30 KB Windows Explorer 31.3 KB 6.7 KB Background Task H… Spooler SubSystem… Device Association F… 24.7 KB 48.4 KB 6.4 KB 16.3 KB 12.2 KB 30 KB Download/Upload H… System 48.4 KB 16.3 KB 12.2 KB 30 KB

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