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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This program is known as Spyware Doctor, it is basically an anti-spyware and anti-adware removal program. If you have installed this on your computer, then swdoctor.exe will appear in your reboot list as it runs everytime you reboot your pc. The file location is below. Visit swdoctor.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 swdoctor.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program can be found on your computer at C:\PROGRA~1\SPYWAR~1\swdoctor.exe


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

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