Process or task name:
Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: ngentask.exe
Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.
What is it:
ngentask.exe is a software program which was most likely installed on your computer without you intervening. The hard drive folder location is also shown below for this ngentask.exe file. Always verify where it’s located on your hard drive. It is common for malware or virus writers to put a similarly named file in other folders hoping to fool you, so it’s always best to double check the folder location to make sure it’s the right program task you are viewing. This program task is part of the Windows .net optimization services. You will also have multiple versions of this ngentask.exe file found in different folders as explained below. This program is from Microsoft and this file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. Visit ngentask.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 ngentask.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\ngentask.exe You will see multiple folders within the windows system as old versions are replaced.
Is ngentask.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 ngentask.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.Would you recommend that I remove ngentask.exe?
We do not recommend removing this file.