How to remove an Splash error
The free file information forum can help you determine if Splash.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.
Splash.exe file information
The process known as Splash Module or DGDP splash
belongs to software Digital Storm or McAfee Managed VirusScan or McAfee Total Protection™ for Small Business or DGDP splash or AuthSplash
by McAfee (www.mcafee.com) or 11 or Authentium (www.authentium.com) or Delphi Automotive Systems.
Description: Splash.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 468,544 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 122,880 bytes, 71,264 bytes or 468,288 bytes.
It is not a Windows system file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File Splash.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The program has a visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Servicio de protección con or McAfee Firewall Protection.
Recommended: Identify Splash.exe related errors
If Splash.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 32% dangerous. The file size is 233,472 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no file information. Program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. Splash.exe seems to be a compressed file.
If Splash.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 28% dangerous. The file size is 82,944 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The file is not a Windows system file. Splash.exe is able to monitor applications.
If Splash.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 2,400,256 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "myCIO.com Splash" is not required to run at start up. Splash screen for McAfee VirusScan ASaP on-line scanner
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Splash.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Splash.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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