cmd.exe – Here is the scoop on Command Processor as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is cmd.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Command Processor?
cmd.exe (Command Processor) – Details
The cmd.exe application provides a command shell similiar in operation to a DOS prompt on older DOS based computers. It allows older DOS based programs to be executed on windows based computers. If you find that a program running via a DOS shell is causing problems you can terminate the cmd.exe process.
cmd.exe is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing Command Processor may adversely impact your system.
Our process monitor database currently registers cmd.exe to Microsoft.
This is part of Microsoft Windows.
CMD.EXE – Disclaimer
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