Most antivirus programs identify testabd.exe as malware—such as Microsoft identifies it as TrojanDropper:Win32/Wowsteal.AO, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Agent2.hsk or Trojan-GameThief.Win32.WOW.nwf.
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Description: Testabd.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Testabd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 66,760 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 57,344 bytes, 77,824 bytes or 81,920 bytes.
The testabd.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: DEFAULT\Run). It is not a Windows core file. Testabd.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous.
Recommended: Identify testabd.exe related errors
Important: You should check the testabd.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.
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active testabd process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the testabd.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.