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: loader.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
This program is part of the spyware program used b Coolwebsearch. Coolwebsearch will hijack your browser, alter your homepage and search engine buttons to go to their search engine, among other things. You may want to get the free system evaluation that comes with Spy Guardian Pro to help eliminate this one, as this can include many other spyware modules.
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What is the loader.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program can change locations, its best to search for it. This is part of the coolwebsearch hijacker spyware.
Is loader.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 loader.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.
Would you recommend that I remove loader.exe?
Yes, I would remove loader.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.