How to remove an checker error
The free file information forum can help you determine if checker.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.
Checker.exe file information
Description: checker.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 71,680 bytes (85% of all occurrences), 332,800 bytes or 695,112 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The program has no file description. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce). File checker.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can remove the entire program WashAndGo or HijackThis using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify checker.exe related errors
If checker.exe is located in a subfolder of Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 1,412,424 bytes. The program has no file description. The program is not visible. File checker.exe is not a Windows core file.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "WashAndGo - Cleanup of old Backupfiles" can run at start up. WashAndGo - temp file cleaner
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as checker.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the checker.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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