taskmgr.exe – Here is the scoop on TaskManager / Virus as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is taskmgr.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of TaskManager / Virus?
taskmgr.exe (TaskManager / Virus) – Details
The taskmgr.exe process shows all of the processes that are active on your computer. It also provides information regarding memory and cpu usage. Be warned though, that many viruses will masquerade as the process name taskmgr.exe, so you should treat this process with caution.
TaskManager / Virus – some have complained that the TaskManager is chewing up large amounts of memory and reported that after a virus scan, it was infected. Task Manager comes with Windows, but should you find that this is behaving property, visit our free software section and download one of the antivirus programs that you can boot from using another computer and create a CD, then boot to the program and scan for viruses. This is the only way to fix an infected teaskmgr.exe file.
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We do our best to update process information as often as possible but inaccuracies may still exist; a prime example would be a virus that is named after a legitimate file and perhaps TaskManager / Virus is such a case. If you find an inaccuracy or have information that will help others, please, don’t hesitate to leave a comment!
TASKMGR.EXE – Disclaimer
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