How to remove an SE error
SE.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 SE.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.
SE.exe file information
Description: SE.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 5,827,488 bytes (57% of all occurrences), 5,842,336 bytes or 6,085,440 bytes.
It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). SE.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to visit the Yourdownloadersite support page or uninstall the associated program
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If SE.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 27,136 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 30,208 bytes. There is no file information. It is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. SE.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
If SE.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 430,080 bytes.
The program has a visible window. SE.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
The file is not a Windows system file.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program
If SE.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 6,239 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware also uses the file name SE.exe, for example Infostealer.Gampass or Trojan Horse (detected by Symantec), and Trojan.Win32.Scar.anm (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the SE.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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