What is bash.exe?
Bash.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should 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 bash.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Bash.exe file information
Description: Bash.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file bash.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 567,296 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 451,072 bytes and 5 more variants.
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with bash.exe, you can completely remove Metasploit Framework (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
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If bash.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 51% dangerous. The file size is 536,078 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 469,504 bytes. The process has no file description. The program has no visible window. Bash.exe is not a Windows core file.
If bash.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 470,528 bytes. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. Bash.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The bash.exe file is not a Windows core file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as bash.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the bash.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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