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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
xpa.exe is a program that was most likely installed by you sometime after you purchased your computer, as it would not have been preinstalled software on your computer. The actual disk location is also listed at the bottom. Verify the disk location as spyware and virus writers often use similiar file name or similiar folder names in an attempt to fool you into thinking a virus is a good file. This file has been reported as a rogue spyware and antivirus program If this were on my computer, I would take action and remove it immediately. It has been reported as giving false leads and incorrect information. Visit xpa.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 xpa.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
By default it should be located at: C:\Program Files\XP Antivirus\xpa.exe


  • Is xpa.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

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

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