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Taskbar.exe file information
Description: The file Taskbar.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 22,528 bytes (75% of all occurrences), 389,120 bytes or 402,432 bytes.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. Taskbar.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous.
If you encounter difficulties with Taskbar.exe, you can uninstall RedLine or Taskbar Hide software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
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If Taskbar.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 86% dangerous. The file size is 1,793,024 bytes. The process has no file description. Taskbar.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. Taskbar.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications.
If Taskbar.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 53,248 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. File Taskbar.exe is not a Windows system file.
If Taskbar.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 108,815 bytes.
If Taskbar.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 109,568 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "Redline Taskbar" is not required to run at start up. Taskbar icon for the Redline RegTweak overclocking program as supplied with Sapphire ATI graphics cards
- "Task Bar" definitely not required. Added by the FRETHEM.J WORM!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Taskbar.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Taskbar.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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