How to remove an ngen error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ngen.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.
Ngen.exe file information
Description: ngen.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 73,728 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 99,152 bytes or 100,856 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. It is not a Windows system file. ngen.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with ngen.exe come up, you may also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Microsoft .NET Framework.
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If ngen.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 36,864 bytes. Program has no file description. The program has no visible window. File ngen.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ngen.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ngen.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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