What is csc.exe?
Csc.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 csc.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.
Csc.exe file information
The process known as Visual C# Command Line Compiler or HowbaniSoft Internet Cafe System Client or Comodo System Cleaner
belongs to software Microsoft Visual Studio .NET or Microsoft Visual Studio (version 2005) or HowbaniSoft Internet Cafe System Client or Comodo System Cleaner
by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or HowbaniSoft Team - Yemen or Comodo Security Solutions (www.comodo.com).
Description: Csc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file csc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 49,152 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 76,984 bytes, 1,972,552 bytes, 77,888 bytes or 80,376 bytes.
The program is not visible. The csc.exe file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 30% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Microsoft .NET Framework or Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Client Profile.
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If csc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 32% dangerous. The file size is 409,636 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 507,940 bytes. The program has a visible window. Csc.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The csc.exe file is not a Windows core file. Csc.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record inputs and monitor applications.
If csc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 0% dangerous. The file size is 7,160,768 bytes. The program has a visible window. The csc.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file. Csc.exe is able to record inputs.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as csc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example WS.Reputation.1 (detected by Symantec), and Trojan:Win32/Comitsproc (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the csc.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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