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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Outlook.exe is a executable software module that would have arrived as preinstalled software on your computer. The exact folder location for this file is also shown to you below, always verify the file and location as spyware and virus writers often use similiar named files and place them elsewhere on your computer. This way you can always verify if your file is the correct one or not. This outlook.exe software is known as "Microsoft Outlook Email", it is the main program or task for the email software called Outlook. This comes with the Microsoft Office suite of programs, but it is also found on desktop home computers as they come preinstalled with Outlook Express. This outlook.exe file is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or adware related software. Visit outlook.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 outlook.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE is where this is found. Note that the path may change as different versions of outlook become available.


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

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

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