What is shellker.exe?
Shellker.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 shellker.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.
Shellker.exe file information
Description: Shellker.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. shellker.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 802,816 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 724,992 bytes, 430,297 bytes or 790,528 bytes.
The program is not visible. Shellker.exe is not a Windows system file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Shellker.exe is able to monitor applications and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to do the following:
- search the support area on the Altiris website
- check the vendor’s website for a newer version
- completely remove Altiris Carbon Copy Solution Agent or Altiris Carbon Copy Solution (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
Recommended: Identify shellker.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as shellker.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the shellker.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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