tool2.exe - Is tool2.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is tool2.exe?
Purpose of tool2.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: tool2.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
This tool2.exe program is a known trojan file, and removal should be done immediately. This file is a security risk as it allows access to your pc, and any file of this type should have action taken immediately. The actual file location on your hard drive is shown below, I would also go through your registry startup to verify nothing is unusual there, as these files often include more then 1 to remove. Your anti virus checker should be run to remove this also. Visit tool2.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 tool2.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The actual hard drive location will be at C:\WINDOWS\tool2.exe


  • Is tool2.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 tool2.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove tool2.exe?
        Yes, I would remove tool2.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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