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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
wlmail.exe is a program which was most likely never installed by you but may have appeared on your computer without you even knowing it. The actual folder location for this wlmail.exe program is shown to you below. It is alwasy recommended to check the folder location as spyware and virus writers often try to use similiar names and just place the executable files elsewhere hoping to fool you. This file is part of the MIcrosoft Windows Windows Live mail program that would come preinstalled on your windows computer. It will appear in your tasklist when you have mail open but should disappear once closed. This wlmail.exe windows task is considered safe and is not virus, malware, or spyware related. Visit wlmail.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 wlmail.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This wlmail.exe task will be found at C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Mail\wlmail.exe


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

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

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