What is everest.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the everest.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Everest.exe file information

The process known as EVEREST Ultimate Edition (version 2007) belongs to software EVEREST Ultimate Edition (version 2007) by Lavalys (

Description: Everest.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The everest.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,117,216 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 2,430,048 bytes and 4 more variants. 
It is not a Windows core file. The everest.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The program is not visible. Everest.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using everest.exe, you can also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of EVEREST Ultimate Edition (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as everest.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the everest.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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Best practices for resolving everest issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with everest. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the everest.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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