What Is wscntfy.exe? Is It A Virus Or Legit Program?

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: wscntfy.exe

File type:

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

What is it:

wscntfy.exe is a program which could have been installed by you, or may have been on your computer since the day you first purchased your computer, as it may have been pre installed software. The actual hard drive location and folder is also shown below, always verify where it is located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware, adware, or virus related. Many spyware and virus writers often place files elsewhere on your computer, and use the same name in an attempt to fool you. When service pack 2 was installed on Windows XP, this program appeared in everyone’s task list as part of the Windows upgrade. This is a Windows program that tracks the status of your firewall and entire security center. You can kill this task if you wish, but you should leave this running, especially since it is firewall related. This file is considered safe and is not spyware, virus, or adware related software. Visit wscntfy.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 wscntfy.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?

In the Windows \ System32 folder.

Is wscntfy.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 wscntfy.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.Would you recommend that I remove wscntfy.exe?
No, we would not remove this file.

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