How to remove an ScannerFinder error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ScannerFinder.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.
ScannerFinder.exe file information
Description: ScannerFinder.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (e.g. C:\Program Files\Microtek\ScanWizard 5\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 315,392 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 335,872 bytes and 5 more variants.
The application has no file description. It is not a Windows core file. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). ScannerFinder.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the associated program
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If ScannerFinder.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 339,968 bytes. The process has no file description. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The file is not a Windows system file. ScannerFinder.exe is able to record inputs.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ScannerFinder.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ScannerFinder.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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