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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This is a task that is part of Windows, it should not be terminated. This helps the processing of 16 bit applications, and it is required and part of the operating system. Visit wowexec.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 wowexec.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You should use your windows search to find this file on your hard drive, as the location is currently not listed. (Or simply check back later as this site is continually updated).


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

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

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