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How to remove an autoruns error


Autoruns.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. Only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if autoruns.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.

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Autoruns.exe file information

The process known as Autostart program viewer belongs to software Sysinternals autoruns or Autostart program viewer or Sysinternals Utilities by Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com (technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals) or Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or Sysinternals (technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals).

Description: autoruns.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 398,912 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 621,368 bytes and 13 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/autoruns.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The autoruns.exe file is not a Windows system file. The autoruns.exe file is digitally signed. Autoruns.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall Sysinternals Utilities or HijackThis, or ask Support team for help. Go to Sysinternals Utilities or HijackThis in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or go to technet.microsoft.com for Customer Support.

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If autoruns.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 8% dangerous. The file size is 181,776 bytes (12% of all occurrences), 398,912 bytes and 6 more variants. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. Autoruns.exe is able to monitor applications.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Instalator Mened¿era Kopii.

If autoruns.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 12% dangerous. The file size is 660,160 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 398,912 bytes, 621,368 bytes, 661,184 bytes or 703,352 bytes. The autoruns.exe file is digitally signed. It is not a Windows core file. Autoruns.exe is able to monitor applications.
You can uninstall Sysinternals Utilities, or ask Support team for help. Go to Sysinternals Utilities in the Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it, or go to technet.microsoft.com for Customer Support.

If autoruns.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 0% dangerous. The file size is 398,912 bytes.

If autoruns.exe is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 0% dangerous. The file size is 398,912 bytes.

If autoruns.exe is located in the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 0% dangerous. The file size is 341,520 bytes.

If autoruns.exe is located in the folder "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 8% dangerous. The file size is 647,024 bytes.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as autoruns.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the autoruns.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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User Comments

autoruns.exe is a process associated with Sysinternals autoruns from Sysinternals
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Summary: Average user rating of autoruns.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 review.
2 users think it's probably harmless.


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