The genuine seekmo.exe file is a software component of Seekmo Toolbar by 180solutions.
Seekmo.exe is an executable file that is part of Media Gateway, a software program that claims to provide free content from the Internet but only delivers advertising content to the user. This file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) listed as spyware. This file is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. Applications created by 180solutions are listed as adware and spyware designed to install themselves on computers without user permission. These applications are distributed via various affiliates. Though the affiliate programs were supposed to obtain the permission of the user prior to software installation by law, most did not, resulting in thousands of illegal installations. 180solutions is currently known as Zango. It is an American software company that offers users access to its partners' videos, games, tools and utilities in exchange for watching targeted advertising installed on the user's computer. The company was founded in 1999 originally as ePIPO.
Seekmo stands for Seekmo Toolbar launcher
The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the seekmo.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
Description: Seekmo.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Seekmo.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 867,840 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 909,312 bytes, 867,328 bytes, 907,776 bytes or 908,288 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Seekmo.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as seekmo.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the seekmo.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with seekmo. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.
Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the seekmo.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.