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Purpose of

Process or task name:

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

Purpose of this file:
WinStore.App.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 WinStore.App.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 WinStore.App.exe program file is a task that came as part of Windows 10, and its part of their windows store app just as the name suggests. This is digitally signed by Microsoft, and you cannot actually remove it as it will return and will still run occasionally in the background. This WinStore.App.exe is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. (Please feel free to visit at any time in the future for finding out if tasks are rogue or valid windows tasks). Be aware that you will also find files like WinStore.App.dll in this same folder. Visit 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 location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.WindowsStore_11709.1001.27.0_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\ This long folder name may actually change but still be a similiar name.

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

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

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