How to remove an skinkers error
The free file information forum can help you determine if skinkers.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.
Skinkers.exe file information
Description: The file skinkers.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 475,136 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 461,312 bytes or 432,640 bytes.
It is not a Windows system file. skinkers.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 31% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you are having problems with skinkers.exe, you can also uninstall the associated program
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External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "HalifaxHowardCluster" can run at start up. Howard the Weatherman desktop client from Halifax by Skinkers - marketing/messaging tool. Leave enabled if you want to receive messages
- "skinkers" can run at start up. Selection of desktop messaging/marketing tools with celebrity tie-ins including MTV's "Desktop Ozzy" and Arsenal's "Desktop Wenger" - see here. Leave enabled if you want to receive messages
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as skinkers.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the skinkers.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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