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The free file information forum can help you determine if Internet.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.
Internet.exe file information
Description: Internet.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 503,808 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 13,179,660 bytes.
File Internet.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with Internet.exe, you may want to remove the entire program iXchange Internet Access using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify Internet.exe related errors
If Internet.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 81% dangerous. The file size is 70,059 bytes. There is no description of the program. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. Internet.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications.
If Internet.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 98% dangerous. The file size is 52,736 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 1,035,776 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices). Internet.exe is not a Windows core file. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Internet.exe is able to monitor applications and hide itself.
If Internet.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 87% dangerous. The file size is 834,096 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 470,528 bytes.
If Internet.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 4,753 bytes.
If Internet.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 1,625,600 bytes.
If Internet.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 66% dangerous. The file size is 35,615 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "blah service" definitely not required.
- "Internet.exe" definitely not required. Added by the MAGICCALL VIRUS!
- "NetworkAssociates Inc" definitely not required. Added by the LOVGATE WORM!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Internet.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Internet.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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