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: pingsender.exe
Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.
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- Quickly scan your computer and remove threats
- Block unauthorized attempts to access your webcam or track your activity on websites
- Keep intruders out of your network and check websites and emails are safe for you to open
What is it:
pingsender.exe is a software program which was most likely never installed by you but may have appeared on your computer without you realizing it. The actual folder location for this pingsender.exe task is listed for you below, as it’s always important to know the correct folder location just to make sure some virus or malware is not using a similar name and just located elsewhere on your Windows PC. This pingsender.exe task is from Mozilla and it’s installed with the Mozilla Firefox browser. It does exchange information on browser crashes with Mozilla. If you wish to turn this feature off, so this task will no longer run, you can uncheck the box in your settings as shown in the screenshot here
You may see this in your task list but it should only appear there briefly, but I personally do not like information being sent out. This file is considered safe and is not virus, malware, or spyware related. Visit pingsender.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 pingsender.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This pingsender.exe file will be found at C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\pingsender.exe
Is pingsender.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 pingsender.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.Would you recommend that I remove pingsender.exe?
No, we would not remove this file.