bootconf.exe - Is bootconf.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is bootconf.exe?
Purpose of bootconf.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: bootconf.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This is a program that installs in association with msinfo.exe, as both are considered spyware or adware programs. This program can take over your browser, and cause advertisement pop-ups to appear on your pc. Visit bootconf.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the bootconf.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This should be searched for as it can change locations.


  • Is bootconf.exe spyware?
        Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.

  • Is bootconf.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove bootconf.exe?
        Yes, I would remove bootconf.exe if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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