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How to remove an net error


Net.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 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.

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Net.exe file information

The process known as Net Command belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: net.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 709,120 bytes (96% of all occurrences), 787,456 bytes, 141,777 bytes or 344,064 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/net.exe.html 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. Net.exe is not a Windows core file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Net.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you run into problems with net.exe, you can remove the entire program Windows Utils using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify net.exe related errors .

If net.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 4% dangerous. The file size is 42,496 bytes (87% of all occurrences), 48,128 bytes, 39,424 bytes, 46,080 bytes or 59,904 bytes. The net.exe file is a Windows system file. The program is not visible. It is a trustworthy file from Microsoft.

If net.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 48% dangerous. The file size is 709,120 bytes (80% of all occurrences) or 112,128 bytes. There is no file information. Net.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Net.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record inputs and monitor applications.

If net.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 24,064 bytes.

If net.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 20% dangerous. The file size is 39,424 bytes.

Important: Some malware also uses the file name net.exe, for example Trojan.Downloader.Delf.OQM or Gen:Variant.Kazy.13027 (detected by BitDefender), and W32/Cekar or Artemis!8F128EC32CE1 (detected by McAfee). 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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User Comments

net.exe files is runnig
  harry   (further information)
Net.exe is a windows file and is located in C:/Windows/System32 but if you get a message like this: "Net.exe-No Disk" then this net.exe is a virus.It is a dangerous virus and has following names: Systemil.exe,Documents.exe,Photos.exe,Pictures.exe,Readme.dmb.exe. It disables Windows Task Manager.If your computer is infected by this malware,and your task manager is working,better see Applications tab and end its process Or format all your computer drives...
  Muneeb  
chenge printer set up
   
keeps pop up on the cmd window
   
Net.exe is an essential part of the Windows Operating System. It is required by the Windows Messenger service (not to be confused with Windows Live Messenger). This service enables domain and network administrators to communicate with the users of their servers. Disabling or removing net.exe will disable this core function of Windows.
  trogdor   (further information)
The net command is used to update, fix, or view the network or network settings.
  Rach   (further information)
falls selbst öffnet ist ein virus oder wurm ins spiel !!
  Dim  

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Summary: Average user rating of net.exe: based on 6 votes with 7 reviews.
2 users think net.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think net.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade net.exe ("not sure about it").


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