What is EverQuest2.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 EverQuest2.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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EverQuest2.exe file information

The process known as EQ2 Client Application belongs to software EverQuest II or EQ2 Client by Sony Online Entertainment.

Description: EverQuest2.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. EverQuest2.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 12,918,784 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 11,726,848 bytes or 13,179,660 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The EverQuest2.exe file is not a Windows system file. EverQuest2.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 15% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with EverQuest2.exe, you can uninstall EverQuest II software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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If EverQuest2.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 12,193,792 bytes. The program has a visible window. The EverQuest2.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. EverQuest2.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as EverQuest2.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the EverQuest2.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 EverQuest2 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with EverQuest2. 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 EverQuest2.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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