How to remove the taskdir virus
Most antivirus programs identify taskdir.exe as malware.
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Taskdir.exe file information
The file does not contain indication of the product name or copyright holder. In Windows Task Manager, it appears simply as taskdir.exe.
Description: taskdir.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 54,367 bytes (12% of all occurrences), 54,327 bytes and 62 more variants.
There is no description of the program. File taskdir.exe is not a Windows system file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. taskdir.exe is able to hide itself and record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 87% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as taskdir.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the taskdir.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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