How to remove an devenv error
The free file information forum can help you determine if devenv.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.
Devenv.exe file information
Description: devenv.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,344,512 bytes (60% of all occurrences), 671,744 bytes, 225,280 bytes or 98,304 bytes.
There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. devenv.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 95% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If devenv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 2% dangerous. The file size is 464,064 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 464,648 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall the associated program
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as devenv.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the devenv.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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