What is Open.exe?
Open.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 Open.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.
Open.exe file information
Description: Open.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file Open.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 262,144 bytes.
The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Open.exe is not a Windows system file. Open.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous.
If problems with CMS occur, you may also uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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If Open.exe is located in a subfolder of Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 529,664 bytes. There is no file information. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. The Open.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The Open.exe file is not a Windows core file. Open.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Open.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Open.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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