What is Shareaza.exe?
Shareaza.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 Shareaza.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.
Shareaza.exe file information
The process known as Shareaza Ultimate File Sharing or File Sharing Revolution Ultimate File Sharing belongs to software Shareaza or File Sharing Revolution by Shareaza Development Team (www.shareaza.com) or File Sharing Revolution Development Team.
Description: Shareaza.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Shareaza.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ - e.g. C:\Program Files\Shareaza\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 3,887,104 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 4,354,048 bytes and 11 more variants.
The program has a visible window. The Shareaza.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Shareaza.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program Shareaza or MP3-Xtreme, update it, or ask Customer Support for help. Go to shareaza.sourceforge.net to update it, go to shareaza.sourceforge.net for support, or go to Shareaza or MP3-Xtreme in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.
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If Shareaza.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 28% dangerous. The file size is 3,887,104 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 2,232,320 bytes. The program has a visible window. The Shareaza.exe file is not a Windows system file. Shareaza.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "Shareaza" is not required to run at start up. Shareaza P2P client
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Shareaza.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Shareaza.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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