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What is Installer.exe?

Installer.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if Installer.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


Installer.exe file information

The process known as Blizzard Installer or AntiSpyware or InstallerGUI or Blizzard Updater

belongs to software Blizzard Installer or Awola Anti Spyware or Blizzard Updater or Intergy or 32-bit Windows Application

by Awola or AG Interactive (www.webshots.com) or Corel (www.corel.com).

Description: Installer.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Installer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 505,975 bytes (10% of all occurrences), 485,888 bytes and 8 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/installer.exe.html 
The file is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. Installer.exe is able to monitor applications and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify Installer.exe related errors

If Installer.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 397,312 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 53,248 bytes or 65,024 bytes. There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. Installer.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications.
You have the option to uninstall Intergy from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

If Installer.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 32% dangerous. The file size is 114,688 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The Installer.exe file is not a Windows system file. Installer.exe seems to be a compressed file.

If Installer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 24% dangerous. The file size is 279,880 bytes.

If Installer.exe is located in a subfolder of Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 2,376,094 bytes.

If Installer.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 218,827 bytes.

If Installer.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 470,528 bytes.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Installer.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example WORM_SILLYFDC.DN or TROJ_FAKEAV.SMAD (detected by TrendMicro), and Worm:Win32/SillyFDC.J or Program:Win32/Awola (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the Installer.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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User Comments

wont remove of task manager
  zeek  
keeps turning itself back on in my DEP list, xp32, hard to google "installer.exe"
  wary  
It grabs cpu resources often and stops oporation of other programs. Must initiate task manager to unlock.
  M. Patterson  
when you installing World of Warcraft this process is in task manager it is important process
  good guy  

Summary: Average user rating of Installer.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments.
One user thinks Installer.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks Installer.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade Installer.exe ("not sure about it").


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