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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
MRT.exe is a software program which was most likely on your computer without you attempting to even install it. The hard drive folder location for this remsh.exe file is also show below, always verify where its located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similiar named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so its always best double check the folder location to make sure its the right program task you are viewing. This MRT.exe program file is a task that came as part of Windows and it is their virus and spyware removal tools built into the windows system. It will be common for you to see this in your windows tasklist occasionally. Note that it wont always be there however, as it will disappear once it completes running. This MRT.exe file is an considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Please feel free to visit again in the future anytime you wish to find out if tasks are rogue or valid windows tasks). Visit mrt.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 mrt.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at C:\Windows\System32\MRT.exe

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

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

  • View All Tasks and Processes