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

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. software_reporter_tool.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
software_reporter_tool.exe is a file which may have been installed on your system without you even realizing it has been installed there. The actual hard drive location and folder is also shown to you below, as you should always verify where this software_reporter_tool.exe file is located on your hard drive to make sure its not malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Virus writers may often use similiar names or like names and place the software in different folders, so its always good to double check this). This software_reporter_tool.exe file gets downloaded automatically when you use Google Chrome web browser. It is part of their malicious file cleanup tool and even if you remove it, Google Chrome may just download it again. You will see this file startup in your task list occasionally, but then disappear as it should not be continuously running. This software_reporter_tool.exe file is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or malware related software. You will also see a json file in the folder location and that will be named manifest.json Visit software_reporter_tool.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 software_reporter_tool.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is currently located at C:\Users\Your Computer Name\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\SwReporter\28.151.200\software_reporter_tool.exe Note the the version number folder may change.


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, software_reporter_tool.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. software_reporter_tool.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is software_reporter_tool.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

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    software_reporter_tool.exe is a file which may have been installed on your system without you even realizing it has been installed there. The actual hard drive location and folder is also shown to you below, as you should always verify where this software_reporter_tool.exe file is located on your hard drive to make sure its not malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Virus writers may often use similiar names or like names and place the software in different folders, so its always good to double check this). This software_reporter_tool.exe file gets downloaded automatically when you use Google Chrome web browser. It is part of their malicious file cleanup tool and even if you remove it, Google Chrome may just download it again. You will see this file startup in your task list occasionally, but then disappear as it should not be continuously running. This software_reporter_tool.exe file is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or malware related software. You will also see a json file in the folder location and that will be named manifest.json This program is currently located at C:\Users\Your Computer Name\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\SwReporter\28.151.200\software_reporter_tool.exe Note the the version number folder may change. Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.