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What is calc.exe?

Calc.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 calc.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.

Calc.exe file information

The process known as Windows Calculator application file or Windows Calculator or Kalkulaèka systému Windows belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The original calc.exe is an important part of Windows and rarely causes problems. The file calc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 114,688 bytes (90% of all occurrences) or 776,192 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/calc.exe.html 
The calc.exe file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Calc.exe is able to connect to the Internet, monitor applications and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 5% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify calc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as calc.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the calc.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.


User Comments

Windows Calculator
not dangerous at all, windows calc.
I agree windows does have it but there's also a virus with the same name.
;D calc.exe ist ein Taschenrechner, den es schon ewig in Windows gibt, kein Virus, keine Gefahr für die Registry
Kein Problem, keine Gefahr für Windows, nur der Taschenrechner

Summary: Average user rating of calc.exe: based on 5 votes with 5 user comments.
2 users think calc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger.

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