How to remove an scm error
The free file information forum can help you determine if scm.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.
Scm.exe file information
Description: scm.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 9,216 bytes (68% of all occurrences), 7,168 bytes and 5 more variants.
File scm.exe is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. scm.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with scm.exe, you can uninstall the software Internet Service or Web Application using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
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If scm.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 91,136 bytes. There is no file information. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. File scm.exe is not a Windows core file.
If scm.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 76,288 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. File scm.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file.
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