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What is SE.exe?

SE.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should 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 to an application you can trust.

SE.exe file information

The process known as SkypEmoticons belongs to software Eli Dahan by SkypEmoticons.

Description: SE.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. 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. http://www.file.net/process/se.exe.html 
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 www.yourdownloadersite.info support page or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Eli Dahan or SkypEmoticons).

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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 (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > IE Help or BMSE dbl).

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:

  • "Search-Exe" definitely not required. Search-Exe hijacker

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.


User Comments

se.exe is Search-Exe hijacker. It watchs your actions as you are surfing the web and report any information that it captures to the servers at seach-exe.com. It will also display annoying popups while you are surfing.
SE.exe could also be a legitimate application called Skype Emoticons
  Alain Dekker   (further information)
Ist ein Wurm der sich in Skype installiert und Texte verschickt.
  Philipp Heil   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of SE.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks SE.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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