usa.scr - Is usa.scr trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is usa.scr?
Purpose of usa.scr:



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: usa.scr

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:
This is a known worm or virus, and the file location on your pc is shown below. When this is run, most likely from an email sent to you, it would have also made a copy of the file under other names (like sh.scr). Be sure to verify the disk location to make sure it is the virus. If you have this virus, then most likely it has already deleted alot of files on your computer as that is the first thing it does. This would have arrived as an email attachment with a description to fool you into running it. This is a virus that should be removed. Visit usa.scr 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 usa.scr location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location will be found on your system at C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\usa.scr (It may also be in your system32 folder).


  • Is usa.scr 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 usa.scr considered a virus or trojan?
        Yes.

  • Would you recommend that I remove usa.scr?
        Yes, I would remove usa.scr 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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