How to remove an sched error
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Sched.exe file information
The process known as Antivirus Scheduler or Avira GmbH Scheduler or Avira Scheduler or AntiVir Scheduler or E4W Scheduler
belongs to software Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition or Avira AntiVir Personal - Free or AntiVir PersonalEdition or Avira Free Antivirus or Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus or Avira Premium Security Suite or Avira AntiVir Premium or AntiVir Scheduler
by Avira GmbH (www.avira.com) or Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG or H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH (www.free-av.com).
Description: sched.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 68,865 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 63,016 bytes and 24 more variants.
Sched.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. sched.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with sched.exe, you can remove the entire program Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition or AntiVir PersonalEdition using Windows Control Panel.
Recommended: Identify sched.exe related errors
If sched.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 47,656 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 33,832 bytes and 7 more variants. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. sched.exe is able to monitor applications.
If sched.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 51% dangerous. The file size is 500,384 bytes. There is no description of the program. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File sched.exe is not a Windows system file. sched.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
If sched.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 74,240 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 446,464 bytes.
If sched.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 66% dangerous. The file size is 34,344 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sched.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sched.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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