What Is wermgr.exe? Is It A Virus Or Safe To Run

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: wermgr.exe

File type:

Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.

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What is it:

wermgr.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 wermgr.exe file. Always verify where its 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 wermgr.exe program task is part of the Windows problem reporting service. You will see this task startup and disappear often in your tasklist but it should not always be visible and running there. This program is from Microsoft and this file is considered safe, and is not considered malware, spyware, or virus related software. Visit wermgr.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.

Where is wermgr.exe located on your computer?

C:\Windows\System32\wermgr.exe is where this software will be found on your computer. You will also see it in the SYSWOW64 folder.

Is wermgr.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 wermgr.exe considered a virus or trojan?

    No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

Would you recommend that I remove wermgr.exe?

We would not remove this file from your computer.

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