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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Bar.exe is a file which may have been installed on your pc without you knowing exactly what you were installing. Most likely there are other programs installed with it that you may not be aware of. This program is known as part of the Bazookabar toolbars that display ads and display popup advertisements on your computer. Many call this spyware and many others call it adware. If this were on my pc I would remove it immediately, as I do not allow any of this advertising related junk on my computer ever. This goes by the name "Bazooka Bar". Visit bar.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 bar.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file is found in the folder at program files\bazookabar\bar.exe

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

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