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

what is logonui.exe?
Purpose of logonui.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. logonui.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
LogonUI.exe is a program which was most likely never installed by you but may have appeared on your computer without you even knowing it. The actual folder location for this LogonUI.exe file is shown to you below. This file is part of the MIcrosoft Windows operating system and it is the logon screen used by Windows. You should not see this continually run in your task list, it should only appear there at specific times. The actual name for this file is Windows Logon User Interface Host. Note that this name has been reused by virus and malware writers, so it is a common name they tried to use and place elsewhere on your computer. This is an important point to be aware of so always check the folder location. This LogonUI.exe task is considered safe and is not virus, malware, or spyware related. Visit logonui.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 logonui.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This LogonUI.exe task will be found installed on your computer at C:\Windows\System32\LogonUI.exe


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 virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, 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, logonui.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. logonui.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is logonui.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 logonui.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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    LogonUI.exe is a program which was most likely never installed by you but may have appeared on your computer without you even knowing it. The actual folder location for this LogonUI.exe file is shown to you below. This file is part of the MIcrosoft Windows operating system and it is the logon screen used by Windows. You should not see this continually run in your task list, it should only appear there at specific times. The actual name for this file is Windows Logon User Interface Host. Note that this name has been reused by virus and malware writers, so it is a common name they tried to use and place elsewhere on your computer. This is an important point to be aware of so always check the folder location. This LogonUI.exe task is considered safe and is not virus, malware, or spyware related. This LogonUI.exe task will be found installed on your computer at C:\Windows\System32\LogonUI.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.