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

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. wifitask.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
wifitask.exe is a software program which was most likely on your computer without you attempting to even install it. The hard drive folder location for this wifitask.exe program is also show below, always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for spyware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This wifitask.exe program file is a task that came as part of Windows and its known as their wireless background task starting in Windows 10. You will also notice that this starts up and appears occasionally in your tasklist but then disappears again. It will not always appear in your task list. This wifitask.exe file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Please feel free to visit what-is-exe.com again in the future for finding out if tasks are rogue or valid windows tasks). Visit wifitask.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 wifitask.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Windows\System32\wifitask.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, wifitask.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. wifitask.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is wifitask.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

  • Would you recommend that I remove wifitask.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

  • View All Tasks and Processes
    wifitask.exe is a software program which was most likely on your computer without you attempting to even install it. The hard drive folder location for this wifitask.exe program is also show below, always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for spyware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This wifitask.exe program file is a task that came as part of Windows and its known as their wireless background task starting in Windows 10. You will also notice that this starts up and appears occasionally in your tasklist but then disappears again. It will not always appear in your task list. This wifitask.exe file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Please feel free to visit what-is-exe.com again in the future for finding out if tasks are rogue or valid windows tasks). This file will be found at: C:\Windows\System32\wifitask.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.