sxec.tmp - Is sxec.tmp trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is sxec.tmp?
Purpose of sxec.tmp:



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: sxec.tmp

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
sxeC.tmp is a program file which most likely was installed by you at one time or another. The exact disk location is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location on your hard drive if you are suspicious, as this will help you identify spyware and viruses. This program is found along with the spooIsv.exe trojan or virus. Remove this from your startup list. Although this is a temp file, there is no reason for this to be in your startup list. Action should be taken to remove it from your registry. If you do not have a cleanup software program that will allow you to cleanup your startup list, then click start, then run, then type msconfig and click ok to run it. Go to the startup tab and uncheck this temp program. As always, run your virus checker. Visit sxec.tmp 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 sxec.tmp location, where is it stored on my computer?
This will be located at C:\WINNT\System32\sxeC.tmp


  • Is sxec.tmp 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 sxec.tmp considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove sxec.tmp?
        Yes, I would remove sxec.tmp 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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