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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Winpatrol.exe is a program file that was most likely installed by yourself. Note also that there is reported bots using this same name. The exact file location is also listed below if you wish to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive in an attempt to fool you. Always check the proper location of your programs if you are suspicious. The program is part of the winpatrol security software program, and its purpose is to help protect your computer. Visit winpatrol.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 winpatrol.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your program files folder, and then in a winpatrol folder within there.


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

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

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