What is Reboot.exe?
Reboot.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 Reboot.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.
Reboot.exe file information
Description: Reboot.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Reboot.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 432,128 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 334,336 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The Reboot.exe file is not a Windows core file. Reboot.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 30% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ C-evo.
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If Reboot.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 29% dangerous. The file size is 409,088 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 369,664 bytes or 409,600 bytes. The program has a visible window. The program has no file description. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows core file. Reboot.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Reboot" is not required to run at start up. MS-DOS/Win3.1 utility use to clean boot a system. Sometimes installed by default from some driver CDs for motherboards
Important: Some malware also uses the file name Reboot.exe, for example Generic PUP.z (detected by McAfee), and Application.Tool.718 (detected by BitDefender). Therefore, you should check the Reboot.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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