The genuine store.exe file is a software component of Microsoft Exchange by Microsoft.
The database application on Microsoft Exchange servers, this process facilitates mail sessions opened by individual clients. As this process accrues memory space on the server, the clients connecting experience a fast and efficient Outlook session. Founded in 1975, Microsoft's flagship product is the Windows operating system, which is installed on over 90% of workstations worldwide.
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 store.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.
The process known as Microsoft MDB Store or Microsoft Exchange MDB Store belongs to software Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Exchange Server (version 2010) or TOSHIBA e-STUDIO Remote Scan by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: Store.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The store.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 5,266,432 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 5,227,520 bytes and 4 more variants.
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Store.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as store.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the store.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with store. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.
To help you analyze the store.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.