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What is Restore.exe?

Restore.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 Restore.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.

Restore.exe file information

The process known as Restore MFC Application belongs to software Restore Application or Advanced WindowsCare (version 2.56 Personal) by 3Com (www.3com.com).

Description: Restore.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Restore.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 270,336 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/restore.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The Restore.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. Restore.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify Restore.exe related errors

If Restore.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 436,224 bytes. The process has no file description. The program has no visible window. The software can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The Restore.exe file is not a Windows core file. Restore.exe is able to record inputs.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Advanced WindowsCare.

Important: Some malware disguises itself as Restore.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the Restore.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.


User Comments

Seems to be a malware
  Semon   (further information)
fargeta de memoria
It's part of Microsoft DOS - basically you should only ever see this file on your disk if you have a very, very old computer.
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Summary: Average user rating of Restore.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments.
2 users think Restore.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users don't grade Restore.exe ("not sure about it").

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