How to remove an Defender error
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Defender.exe file information
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Description: Defender.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,411,720 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 897,024 bytes and 11 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. It is not a Windows system file. The application is a hidden stealth process. Defender.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. File Defender.exe is a Verisign signed file. Defender.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications, hide itself, manipulate other programs and connect to Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 67% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of Defender.exe, you may also want to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify Defender.exe related errors
If Defender.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 47% dangerous. The file size is 703,488 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 954,368 bytes and 4 more variants. File Defender.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. File Defender.exe is not a Windows core file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices). Defender.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and hide itself.
If Defender.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 43% dangerous. The file size is 813,056 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 878,080 bytes or 1,411,720 bytes. The program has a visible window. File Defender.exe is not a Windows system file. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices). Defender.exe is able to connect to Internet, record inputs, hide itself, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
If Defender.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 73% dangerous. The file size is 36,864 bytes.
If Defender.exe is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 41,984 bytes.
If Defender.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 1,415,264 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Defender.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Defender.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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