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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This save.exe program was most likely installed by you, and probably was installed along with other software without you even knowing about it. Always check the actual disk location as shown below, to verify you have the correct file or not. This has been reported by many people as displaying pop up ads on their computer and may also alter some of your browser settings. This is known as part of the whenu search spyware program. Save.exe may also be found along with program savenow.exe as both are normally found together. This whenusearch program will also alter your program startup so it has programs running everytime you reboot or open your web browser. If this were on my computer I would remove this immediately. Visit save.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 save.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your disk in your program files folder at program Files\Save\Save.exe


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

  • Would you recommend that I remove save.exe?
        Yes, I would remove save.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.

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