How to remove an outlook error
The free file information forum can help you determine if outlook.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.
Outlook.exe file information
The process known as Setup.exe or Microsoft Office Outlook or Microsoft Outlook
belongs to software InstallShield or Microsoft Office Outlook (version 2003) or Microsoft Outlook (version 2002) or Microsoft Office Professional or Microsoft Office Access Setup or Microsoft Office Enterprise or Microsoft Office (version 2000 Premium, 2000 SR-1, 2000) or Microsoft Office Standard (version 2007) or Microsoft Office Shared (version 64-bit Setup, 64-bit) or Microsoft Office XP or Microsoft Office Visio or Acoustica Effects Pack or Microsoft Office PowerPoint or Microsoft Office Visio Viewer
by InstallShield Software (www.installshield.com) or Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: outlook.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 210,432 bytes (39% of all occurrences), 196,296 bytes and 28 more variants.
File outlook.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The program uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Outlook.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. outlook.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with outlook.exe, you might want to uninstall Microsoft Office Professional or Microsoft Office Access Setup from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
Recommended: Identify outlook.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "outlook" definitely not required. Added by the SDBOT-RU WORM!
- "system" definitely not required. Added by the MIMAIL.Q WORM! Note that Microsoft's outlook.exe resides in the Program Files sub-directory wheras this resides in C:\Windows or C:\Winnt
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as outlook.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the outlook.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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