microsoft office.lnk - Is microsoft office.lnk trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is microsoft office.lnk?
Purpose of microsoft office.lnk:



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. microsoft office.lnk

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
Microsoft Office.lnk is a file which is related to Microsoft Office software. The file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This microsoft office.lnk is a shortcut which takes to the Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. This is not required in your startup. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. Visit microsoft office.lnk 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 microsoft office.lnk location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find this file on your drive at C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Microsoft Office.lnk


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, microsoft office.lnk 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. microsoft office.lnk can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is microsoft office.lnk spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove microsoft office.lnk?
        No, I would not remove this file.

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    Microsoft Office.lnk is a file which is related to Microsoft Office software. The file location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This microsoft office.lnk is a shortcut which takes to the Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint. This is not required in your startup. This file is considered safe and is not considered spyware or adware related. You can find this file on your drive at C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\Microsoft Office.lnk Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.