What is sro_client.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the sro_client.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Sro_client.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with sro_client
Sro_client.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as sro_client.exe belongs to software Silkroad by unknown.

Description: Sro_client.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file sro_client.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 9,400,320 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 9,457,664 bytes and 5 more variants. 
There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The program has no visible window. Sro_client.exe is able to monitor applications and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with sro_client.exe, you may also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramSilkroad.

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If sro_client.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 9,375,744 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. It is not a Windows system file. The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Sro_client.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sro_client.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the sro_client.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.


User Comments

Der Prozess gehört zur Software Silkroad der Firma Joymax.
  Peter   (further information)
Firma Joymax, PCspiel MMORPG, Silkroad Online
its a Game online game called silkroadonline
  sweeny   (further information)
Silkroad Game Client
  Tobias Mädel  

Summary: Average user rating of sro_client.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks sro_client.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving sro_client issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with sro_client. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the sro_client.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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