How to remove an ehtray error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ehtray.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.
Ehtray.exe file information
Description: ehtray.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 64,512 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 59,392 bytes and 16 more variants.
The file is a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (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\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Ehtray.exe is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 13% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If ehtray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 111,104 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file.
External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ehtray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ehtray.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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