What is curl.exe?
Curl.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 curl.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.
Curl.exe file information
Description: Curl.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. curl.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 272,384 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 169,984 bytes.
The curl.exe file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. The curl.exe file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If curl.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 61% dangerous. The file size is 76,288 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 278,016 bytes, 265,728 bytes, 692,224 bytes or 937,984 bytes.
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet.
Curl.exe is able to monitor applications.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Unix Utilities for Yahoo!.
If curl.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 74% dangerous. The file size is 274,432 bytes. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The curl.exe file is not a Windows core file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as curl.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the curl.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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