What is taskmgr.exe? Is taskmgr.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: Windows Task Manager or Host Security Platform or Administrador de tareas de Windows or Hypophypophysism anthocyan's latinate sodwork or hscangui or Generic Host Process32 or Gerenciador de Tarefas do Windows or Windows Jobliste
Company: Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or Windows Installer (msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc185688%28VS.85%29.aspx) or Srevent or MS or Blueserver or datainfo or Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com) or Generic Host Process32
The taskmgr.exe comes bundled with the Windows NT/XP/2000/2003 editions and keeps track of the ongoing applications and processes on a real time basis based on hard disk access. It passes information to the disk defragmenter to enable it to rearrange information on the hard disk as needed. It is responsible to give the user interface to kill any active process. It also reviews the CPU performance and memory usage in addition to the possibility to assess activities based on 15 parameters. The administrator could look at the network activity of every host on the particular network using this process.
If you want a detailed security rating about your taskmgr.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.
Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!
Average user rating of taskmgr.exe: based on 32 votes. Read also the 22 reviews.
895 users ask for this file. 19 users rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as not so dangerous. 1 user rated it as neutral. 3 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 7 users rated it as dangerous. 3 users didn't rate it ("don't know").
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