How to remove an htpatch error
The free file information forum can help you determine if htpatch.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.
Htpatch.exe file information
The htpatch.exe process contains no information about the creator.
Description: htpatch.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 28,672 bytes (99% of all occurrences), 206,292 bytes, 14,348 bytes, 25,600 bytes or 204,800 bytes.
There is no information about the author of the file. It is not a Windows core file. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnceEx, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 78% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify htpatch.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "HTpatch" can run at start up. HTpatch.exe is part of the SiS AGP patch - BUT unless your processor (and motherboard) supports HyperThreading (HT) and this feature is enabled it will actually SLOW your graphics card by around 6%
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as htpatch.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the htpatch.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.
Chris B. (further information)
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