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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
sqlservr.exe is a program which would have been installed by you at one time or another. The actual disk location is also showing below, always verify where its located on your disk, as this makes sure it is not a virus, spyware or malware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This program is from Microsoft and it is part of their SQL server software and database install. This can be found on XP, Vista, or later. This will run as a windows service. This also will appear if you install the SQL server database express program and management software. This software is considered safe, and is not virus, spyware or adware related software. Visit sqlservr.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 sqlservr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program can be found on your disk at"c:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Binn\sqlservr.exe" -sSQLEXPRESS


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

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

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