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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Rescue.exe is a program file which was most likely installed by you. The exact disk location is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware or virus related, as often similiar names are used and/or located elsewhere on your hard drive in an attempt to fool you and make you think the software or app is normal. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are suspicious. This rescue.exe file is called LogMeIn Rescue and its purpose is to allow remote support login among other things. This rescue.exe file will appear in your system task list on windows when you press ctrl-alt-del if it is currently running on your computer. This file is considered safe and is not a virus or spyware related software program or app. Visit rescue.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 rescue.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at various locations depending upon where you installed it.


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

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

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