How to remove an Support error
The free file information forum can help you determine if Support.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.
Support.exe file information
Description: The file Support.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" (mainly C:\Program Files\Common Files\Dell\EUSW\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 323,584 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 294,912 bytes and 4 more variants.
File Support.exe is not a Windows core file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Dell Support or Photo Mechanic.
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External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Support.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Support.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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