How to remove an autoplay error
The free file information forum can help you determine if autoplay.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Autoplay.exe file information
Description: autoplay.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 36,864 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 681,984 bytes.
File autoplay.exe is not a Windows core file. There is no information about the author of the file. Program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). autoplay.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 30% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify autoplay.exe related errors
If autoplay.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 25% dangerous. The file size is 47,616 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 36,864 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows core file.
If autoplay.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 825,856 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. File autoplay.exe is not a Windows core file. autoplay.exe is able to record inputs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as autoplay.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the autoplay.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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