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: router.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
router.exe is a file which may have been installed on your system by you or installed with another program or package. The actual hard drive location and folder is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related. Sometimes the spyware or virus writers simply place a similiar or same named file elsewhere on your computer hoping to fool you. This is a file that has been reported as an adware or spyware related program. This should be removed from your startup list as this is not required to be there, and it will be listed in your registry as a running program everytime you reboot.
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What is the router.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is located at c:\Program Files\Router\Router.exe
Is router.exe spyware?
Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.
Is this software task considered adware or malware?
Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.
Is router.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.
Would you recommend that I remove router.exe?
Yes, I would remove router.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.