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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
pingsender.exe is a software program which was most likely never installed by you but may have appeared on your computer without you realizing it. The actual folder location for this pingsender.exe task is listed for you below, as its always important to know the correct folder location just to make sure some virus or malware is not using a similiar name and just located elsewhere on your Windows PC. This pingsender.exe task is from Mozilla and its installed with the Mozilla Firefox browser. It does exchange information on browser crashes with Mozilla. If you wish to turn this feature off, so this task will no longer run, you can uncheck the box in your settings as shown in the screenshot here

You may see this in your task list but it should only appear there briefly, but I personally do not like information being sent out. This file is considered safe and is not virus, malware, or spyware related. Visit pingsender.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 pingsender.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This pingsender.exe file will be found at C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\pingsender.exe


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

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

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