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What is ChkMail.exe?

ChkMail.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 ChkMail.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.


ChkMail.exe file information

The process known as ChkMail or ChkMail MFC Application belongs to software asus ChkMail or Generic ChkMail or ChkMail Application by asus (www.asus.com) or Acer (www.acer.com).

Description: ChkMail.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ChkMail.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 32,768 bytes (87% of all occurrences), 40,960 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/chkmail.exe.html 
The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). ChkMail.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with ChkMail.exe come up, you can completely remove Asus ChkMail or Generic ChkMail (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify ChkMail.exe related errors

If ChkMail.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 6,656 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The ChkMail.exe file is not a Windows system file.

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

Mail-checking program shipped with Acer notebooks. Makes a light go on when you have new mail. Integrated with HotkeyApp.exe; they share a system tray icon.
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Summary: Average user rating of ChkMail.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment.
One user thinks ChkMail.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.


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