How to remove an shstart error
The free file information forum can help you determine if shstart.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.
Shstart.exe file information
The process known as Shell is ready belongs to software Shell Start Application or Shell Start Applikation or Symantec LiveState Agent for Windows by ON Technology (www.symantec.com) or Symantec (www.symantec.com).
Description: The file shstart.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 61,440 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 110,739 bytes, 102,400 bytes or 50,688 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous.
You might want to uninstall the associated program
Recommended: Identify shstart.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as shstart.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the shstart.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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