What is locator.exe?
Locator.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 locator.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.
Locator.exe file information
Description: Locator.exe is an important part of Windows, but often causes problems. locator.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 75,264 bytes (87% of all occurrences), 68,608 bytes and 5 more variants.
It is a Windows core system file. The program is not visible. The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 5% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify locator.exe related errors
Important: Some malware disguises itself as locator.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the locator.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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