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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
WinLIP.EXE is an executable file, and it most likely was installed by you but may have arrived on your pc. Always check the file location which is shown below, as this is a way to verify you have the correct file. Often spyware or virus writers use similiar names in hopes to fool you into thinking its a good file, but they place the spyware in other disk locations with the similiar or same name. This file has been reported as a trojan or virus related software program. This will appear in your startup and most likely in your startup folder on your menu. Action should be taken to remove it. If you are ever concerned about a potential spyware or virus in your startup list, simply rename the file to a different name or just remove it from your startup list. This way even if you remove a potential dangerous threat that is really a file you wanted, you simply can just add it back or run the program if needed. If this file were on my computer I would take action to remove this immediately and reboot your machine so it is no longer running. You should also verify it is gone after rebooting. Visit winlip.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 winlip.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\WinLIP.EXE

  • Is winlip.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 winlip.exe considered a virus or trojan?

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