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: cleanmgr.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
cleanmgr.exe is a software program which was most likely installed on your computer without you intervening. The hard drive folder location is also shown below for this cleanmgr.exe software file. Always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This cleanmgr.exe program task is part of the Windows operating system and its the Windows disk cleanup management service. You will see this task startup and disappear often in your tasklist but it should not always be visible and running there. This program is from Microsoft and this file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software.
Visit cleanmgr.exe for complete information on this task or process.
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What is the cleanmgr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Windows\System32\cleanmgr.exe is where this software will be found on your computer. You will also see it in SYSWOW64 folder.