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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Taskmngr.exe was most likely installed by you at some time. This software program would not have been on your computer when you purchased it. Spyware and virus programs often use the same or similiar file names and store them elsewhere in different folders on your computer, hoping to fool you into thinking it is a safe file. We always try to list the exact file location of each file here for this reason. This taskmngr.exe software program is a known worm or virus file. It is called Rbot worm but the virus name can vary. Action should be taken to cleanup or remove this virus. Visit taskmngr.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 taskmngr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive in the windows or system32 folder.


  • Is taskmngr.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 taskmngr.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

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