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What is nero.exe?

Nero.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 nero.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.

Nero.exe file information

The process known as Nero Burning ROM or Nero Burning Rom

belongs to software Nero 7 Demo or Nero OEM or Nero Burning ROM or Nero 7 Ultra Edition or Nero 7 Premium or Nero 6 Enterprise Edition or Nero 7 or Nero 7 Essentials

by Nero AG (nero.com) or Ahead Software AG (www.nero.com).

Description: Nero.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file nero.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 13,179,660 bytes (91% of all occurrences), 12,784,200 bytes or 1,783,296 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/nero.exe.html 
Nero.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Nero.exe is able to record inputs and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
It is possible to remove the entire program Nero 7 Demo or Nero OEM using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify nero.exe related errors

If nero.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 38% dangerous. The file size is 31,681 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The nero.exe file is not a Windows system file. Nero.exe is able to record inputs. nero.exe seems to be a compressed file.

If nero.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 8,704 bytes. Nero.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. Nero.exe is able to record inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nero.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the nero.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

It's the Ahed Nero utility; Nero Burning ROM; Nero Express; Nero SmartStart
  Parsifal   (further information)
If located in the applications folder, this file is 0% dangerous
Nero.exe is the CD\DVD burning tool from Ahead Software AG.
  Dr. Ashley   (further information)
nero.exe is part of Nero Burning ROM, reliable, high-quality CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc burning and copying utility.
  Elena   (further information)
my computer kept crashing and rebooting i disabled nero.exe from windows system 32 and now my computer is ok again
  Caroline Halford  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of nero.exe: based on 7 votes with 5 user comments.
2 users think nero.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks nero.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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