wtoolsa.exe - Is wtoolsa.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?
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: wtoolsa.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
WToolsa.exe is a program that most likely was installed by you. Always verify the disk location as it is shown below. This program can change your browser settings (Internet Explorer) and can alter your homepage and search buttons on your web browser. This is considered adware or malware related and action should be taken to remove it. This can come installed with freeware or other free programs downloaded from the internet, and is considered a hijacker/spyware/adware type of program.
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What is the wtoolsa.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program should be searched for but also can be found at C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\WinTools\WToolsA.exe
Is wtoolsa.exe spyware?
Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.
Is this software task considered adware or malware?
Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.
Is wtoolsa.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.
Would you recommend that I remove wtoolsa.exe?
Yes, I would remove wtoolsa.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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