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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This is a variant of CWS, or the cool web search spyware/adware program. This is a known spyware program and is also referred to as a "browser hijacker". If your browser has been hijacked and you have svcproc.exe on your computer, then this is most likely the cause. The purpose of this is to alter your settings, and push advertising to the hijacked pages/search engines/etc. Visit svcproc.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 svcproc.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be located at: C:\WINDOWS\

  • Is svcproc.exe spyware?
        Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

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

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