regsvr32.exe - Is regsvr32.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is regsvr32.exe?
Purpose of regsvr32.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: regsvr32.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
Regsvr32.exe is a program that may have been on your computer since the day you purchased it. See the actual disk location shown below to see where this file should be installed at. This is a Windows program task, and it registers programs into your system registry. This is normal and should not be terminated. This program is considered safe, and is not considered spyware or adware. You may see this registering DLL as shown: REGSVR32.EXE /S CTASIO.DLL Visit regsvr32.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 regsvr32.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This will be found in your windows or system32 folder as this is a system file.


  • Is regsvr32.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 regsvr32.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove regsvr32.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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