How to remove an nod32krn error
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Nod32krn.exe file information
The process known as NOD32 Kernel Service belongs to software NOD32 Antivirus System or NOD32 antivirus system or NOD32 antivirus systeem or Disney/Pixar's Buzz Lightyear or Antivirový systém NOD32 or Sistema Antivirus NOD32 or System Antywirusowy NOD32 or NOD32 protivirusni sistem by Eset (www.eset.com).
Description: The file nod32krn.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ (e.g. C:\Program Files\Eset\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 507,904 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 495,616 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. nod32krn.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program
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If nod32krn.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 76% dangerous. The file size is 246,274 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 868,352 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Nod32krn.exe is not a Windows system file. nod32krn.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and manipulate other programs.
If nod32krn.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 7,680 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. nod32krn.exe is able to hide itself.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "NOD32kernel" must run at start up. Nod32 Antivirus Version 2
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as nod32krn.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the nod32krn.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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