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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This gwx.exe file was most likely placed on your computer during a windows update that you did. The exact disk and folder location is also shown below, so you can verify this file is in the right location and is not virus, adware, or spyware related in any way. Writers of spyware and adware will often use similiar or like names, and then place those files in other locations in an attempt to fool you into thinking it is a good file. This gwx.exe file is part of Windows and its known as the Windows Update reminder for windows 10 and stands for Get Windows X . If you are deleting or removing files on your computer as a virus removal protection method, then note that this gwx.exe file is not considered to be spyware, malware, or virus related. It is considered safe and does not need to be removed. Visit gwx.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 gwx.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The file location will be found on your hard drive at C:\Windows\System32\GWX\gwx.exe


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

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

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