How to remove an net error
The free file information forum can help you determine if net.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.
Net.exe file information
The process known as Net Command or freegate MFC Application or Steam belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System or Steam or freegate Application by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or Valve (www.valvesoftware.com).
Description: net.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 42,496 bytes (86% of all occurrences), 48,128 bytes, 39,424 bytes, 46,080 bytes or 59,904 bytes.
It is a Windows core system file. The program has no visible window. File net.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 4% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If net.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 24,064 bytes. There is no file information. The program has no visible window. File net.exe is not a Windows system file. net.exe is able to manipulate other programs.
If net.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 37% dangerous. The file size is 141,777 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 344,064 bytes. Net.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. It is not a Windows system file.
If net.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 39,424 bytes.
If net.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 26% dangerous. The file size is 112,128 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as net.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the net.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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