What is Everything.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 Everything.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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Everything.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Everything
Everything.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Everything or everything belongs to software Everything or 0006-01 Everything by unknown.

Description: Everything.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Everything.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 602,624 bytes (47% of all occurrences), 1,441,792 bytes and 6 more variants. 
It is a file with no information about its developer. It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Everything.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Everything or 0006-01 Everything).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Everything.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example Generic PUP.y (detected by McAfee), and Trojan.Generic.15015176 (detected by BitDefender). Therefore, you should check the Everything.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.


User Comments

Search engine. Indexing drive content. Starts at boot up. If paranoid – block it with firewall. Will not ask for Internet access unless you ask it to check for updates.
  John Kelly   (further information)
Actual everything.exe is a safe program, however, a variation of W32.Sality virus parades as everything-1.3.exe in processes. If you don't recall installing everything.exe manually, remove it.
Ist eingeniales Such-Programm für Festplatteninhalte
  Wolle   (further information)
From the Everything program, which searches your folders. It's very safe.
  Jake   (further information)
I've been using it for years and often many times a day with no problems.
  L Schwartz  
no problems in 2 years.
its safe. it's a program freeware.
it is virus or something similar. I removed it with AdwCleaner.
Everything is a very fast search utility from David Carpenter
  Tom   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of Everything.exe: based on 11 votes with 9 user comments. 4 users think Everything.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks Everything.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Everything issues

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