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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This file may been preinstalled on your computer when you purchased it, or it may have also been installed by you. This file location is also shown below, verifying the location is important as this can help identify if it is spyware or virus related, since many spyware and virus programs attempt to hide by naming the programs similiar to known programs and just locating them elsewhere on your hard drive. This Alaunch program will be found on Acer computers and its known as the Acer Launch program. This file is considered safe and is not considered to be spyware or virus related. This file is part of your Norton anti-virus products. This is used for the security of your system, and if you have installed Norton anti-virus, then most likely you will see this file in your task list. This file is considered a safe file, it is not known to be malware or virus related. Visit cfgwiz.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 cfgwiz.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This location is in your startup at "C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\CfgWiz.exe" /GUID


  • Is cfgwiz.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

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

  • Would you recommend that I remove cfgwiz.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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