This file belongs to Microsoft® Windows® Operating System from Microsoft Corporation.
Consent.exe is the executable file for User Account Control (UAC) in Windows Vista. This process is a new security feature. UAC is also a component of Windows Server 2008.
Consent.exe or UAC allows users to perform common tasks as non-Administrative users, commonly referred to as standard users in Windows Vista. Users can also perform Administrative tasks without the need to switch between users, log off or use Run As.