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How to remove the svcmgr virus

Most antivirus programs identify svcmgr.exe as malware.
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Svcmgr.exe file information

The process appears to belong to software Microsoft® Windows® Operating System by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Svcmgr.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file svcmgr.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 24,696 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/svcmgr.exe.html 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Svcmgr.exe is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Svcmgr.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify svcmgr.exe related errors

If svcmgr.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 269,919 bytes. The process has no file description. Svcmgr.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file.

Important: You should check the svcmgr.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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