dumprep.exe - Is dumprep.exe spyware, adware, or a virus?

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. dumprep.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
Dumprep is a program that normally is on your computer when you purchase it, however be sure to check the disk location shown below to verify this, as most spyware and virus writers often name files similiar names in an attempt to fool you. This file is part of your Windows XP operating system. The purpose of this file is to log and view system details, and when you get an abnormal system failure, it generates a text file with this data and gives you the option to send this to Microsoft for evaluation. You will notice dumprep running often, appearing in the task list, everytime a bad abend occurs in the system. This program is not considered to be spyware, virus, or adware related. Visit dumprep.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 dumprep.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The actual disk location of this program is: c:\windows\system32\dumprep


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many spyware, adware, or popup programs do. If you suspect you have spyware or adware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, dumprep.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. dumprep.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is dumprep.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    Dumprep is a program that normally is on your computer when you purchase it, however be sure to check the disk location shown below to verify this, as most spyware and virus writers often name files similiar names in an attempt to fool you. This file is part of your Windows XP operating system. The purpose of this file is to log and view system details, and when you get an abnormal system failure, it generates a text file with this data and gives you the option to send this to Microsoft for evaluation. You will notice dumprep running often, appearing in the task list, everytime a bad abend occurs in the system. This program is not considered to be spyware, virus, or adware related. The actual disk location of this program is: c:\windows\system32\dumprep Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.