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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
sqlwriter.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 hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware 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 database software, associated with the SQL server management console software. This also will appear if you install the SQL server express editions. This software is considered safe, and is not virus, spyware or adware related software. Visit sqlwriter.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 sqlwriter.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program can be found on your disk at C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe You may also find the prefetch file named SQLWRITER.EXE-066D90AE.pf , that file is also safe.


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

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

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