What is sachostx.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the sachostx.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Sachostx.exe file information

The process has no company information.

Description: Sachostx.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Sachostx.exe is located in a not identifiable folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The process has no file description. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The file is not a Windows core file. Note: File does not exist any longer. Sachostx.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify sachostx.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sachostx.exe. Therefore, you should check the sachostx.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

This is the W32.Looksky.A worm

Summary: Average user rating of sachostx.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks sachostx.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving sachostx issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with sachostx. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the sachostx.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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