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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
sbmntr.exe is a program that was installed by you at sometime after you had purchased your computer, this would not have arrived as preinstalled software on your computer. Always double check the disk location as shown below, as that will help verify if it is spyware or virus related, or if it is installed in the proper disk location. The folder location is shown below. This sbmntr.exe program has been reported as an adware and trojan related program. Action should be taken immediately to remove this. Since it appears in your system startup, you should remove it from your system startup and reboot (and verify it is no longer there after rebooting). You will also see the task running in your processes list on the task manager. You may also find the scit.exe file installed with this, both should be removed. If this were on my computer, I would take action to remove it immediately. Visit sbmntr.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 sbmntr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at C:\Program Files\NetProject\sbmntr.exe


  • Is sbmntr.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • 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 sbmntr.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

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