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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This network.exe program is known as a spyware and virus related module, see the disk location shown below to verify it as spyware or not. This will also leave behind a key in your system registry that will be listed at HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run network.exe so that it can run at startup whenever you reboot. This is part of the PSW Trojan virus and it needs to be removed. Run your virus checker and validate the disk location shown below for this virus. Visit network.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 network.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your disk at c:\windows\system32\


  • Is network.exe spyware?
        Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is network.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove network.exe?
        Yes, I would remove network.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.

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