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What is it?
Gear Software's Recording Engine - Gearsec.exe

What does it do?
gearsec.exe - DVD x COPY , itunes and Power Quest's Drive Image are the most popular programs that utilize this software. You can find more information about Gear Software here. I do not believe that there is any form of spyware, adware or call home functions in this file. It should be harmless. Basically it gives a number of third part applications the ability to burn CDs and DVDs.

Virus Precautions:
You'll want to keep an eye on this google search for any known viruses. The normal location of gearsec.exe is your dystem% directory which is normally C:WINDOWSSystem32gearsec.exe. At this time my search shows nothing.