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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
wfdmgr.exe is a file that would have arrived on your computer most likely without you even knowing. Verify the disk location below. This file is known as a virus, and it takes advantage of the LSASS security hole. This is actually known as virus or worm name Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.c and it is part of the Mytob worm variant. Everyone has different names for this worm or virus, so you will find various names depending upon who names it. This wfdmgr.exe file will appear in your startup list in many different places, you will find it at HKCU\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa and HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, and several other locations, so search your registry to get this cleaned up. The old Mytob file was named msnmsgr.exe and located in your system folder, this new name will also be in your system folder. If you have this you should take action immediately. Visit wfdmgr.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 wfdmgr.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found in your system folder, or system32 folder.


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

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