Purpose of software_reporter_tool.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: software_reporter_tool.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
software_reporter_tool.exe is a file which may have been installed on your system without you even realizing it has been installed there. The actual hard drive location and folder is also shown to you below, as you should always verify where this software_reporter_tool.exe file is located on your hard drive to make sure its not malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Virus writers may often use similiar names or like names and place the software in different folders, so its always good to double check this). This software_reporter_tool.exe file gets downloaded automatically when you use Google Chrome web browser. It is part of their malicious file cleanup tool and even if you remove it, Google Chrome may just download it again. You will see this file startup in your task list occasionally, but then disappear as it should not be continuously running. This software_reporter_tool.exe file is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or malware related software. You will also see a json file in the folder location and that will be named manifest.json
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What is the software_reporter_tool.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is currently located at C:\Users\Your Computer Name\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\SwReporter\28.151.200\software_reporter_tool.exe Note the the version number folder may change.