What is ITMRTSVC.exe? Is ITMRTSVC.exe spyware or a virus?

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Process name: CA Pest Patrol Realtime Protection

Product: CA Anti-Spyware

Company: CA (ca.com)

File: ITMRTSVC.exe


The real-time component of CA's Pest Patrol software, this application monitors for spyware instances or intrusions and is installed as part of the CA Anti-Spyware Suite. It starts with Windows and runs in the background to identify threats. If detected, the threat is stopped or eliminated, and you are notified through a messaging feature that can be disabled. Founded in 1976, CA is an industry leader in systems and security software. They are based in New York City.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/itmrtsvc.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of ITMRTSVC.exe: based on 9 votes. Read also the 13 reviews.

  • 341 users ask for this file. 3 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. One user rated it as dangerous. 5 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about ITMRTSVC.exe:
I' not sure when this was installed. David
Viren Software  See also: Link muse
This is part of Etrust Antivirus jimster
It's a PestPatrol Real-time service from CA Antivirus. You can disable it with services console.
seemed to be added to my comp when i updated to IE 8...updated a Comcast toolbar at that time also...possibly from that? Dosetaker
itmrtsvc.exe is a eTrust PestPatrol Real-time service from CA, Inc. belonging to eTrust PestPatrol Realtime Protection sassynaipl
it is part of the e-trust antivirus program as stated bagman52
Significantly slows down my computer. I can kill the process, but then my "CA Security Center" (antivirus, antispyware, antispam, firewall) says it the antisyware need attention. Lady Driver
came with Road Runner CA software install Ken
It hides itself so you can not easily uninstall it. It can cause memory problems. If the program is what it says it is it is considered safe, but the name is often masked by malware. Removing the program is extremely difficult and often requires booting in safe mode to delete the files, followed by a registry cleaning application to clean the registry traces.  See also: Link Paul de Jong
This is a Control program installed as part of COMCAST AntiSpy Service. You can uninstall it fromt the Control Panel look for CA or similar listed s
Norton Security Suite blocks it regularly whenever the computer is on. Severity: medium Activity Unauthorized access blocked (access process blocked) It does seem to slow things down and it keeps trying to connect. I do have Comcast so it could be as stated above and be part of the Antispy Service. C:\PROGRAM FILES (x86)\CA\PPRT\BIN\ITMRTSVC.EXE Jim
superantispyware, malwarebytes, or Norton have never identified it on my pc. I have wndows 8.1, use comcast, watch videos and play games online, and believe me I know how to get a virus, malware, Trojan or worm. I also know how to get rid of them. As far as I can see, ITMRTSVC.exe is safe. However should I find out different, I will be glad to let you know. fictionaltruth

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