What is ExeFile.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 ExeFile.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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ExeFile.exe file information

The process known as CCP ExeFile belongs to software EVE Online by CCP hf (

Description: ExeFile.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ExeFile.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 521,472 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 513,280 bytes. 
ExeFile.exe is not a Windows system file. ExeFile.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could uninstall EVE-ONLINE from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify ExeFile.exe related errors

If ExeFile.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 112,640 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. ExeFile.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is able to record keyboard inputs. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run). The ExeFile.exe file is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ExeFile.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example TROJ_DELF.EFH (detected by TrendMicro), and Backdoor.Win32.Turkojan.r (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the ExeFile.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

File found in c:\Program Files\CCP\EVE\bin after installing EvE Online
expandson of exe
Programfile from EVE-online
EvE Online *.exe
  nameless   (further information)
first noticed it after installing eve online, but it crashes on me alot
It is a a dangerous file made to decrease security and download additional dangerous threats to your weakened operating system.
  Ray   (further information)
EVE online main process
It's used for eve online, but if you open the file location and it's not in an EVE related folder, remove it
It's Eve Online process ID.
    (further information)
it's my favorite video game 'Eve Online'
It appeared right after i installed EVE through STEAM.

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Summary: Average user rating of ExeFile.exe: based on 14 votes with 11 user comments. 7 users think ExeFile.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 6 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks ExeFile.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving ExeFile issues

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