What is TrojanHunter.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the TrojanHunter.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

Click to Run a Free Scan for TrojanHunter.exe related errors

TrojanHunter.exe file information

The process known as TrojanHunter Scanner belongs to software TrojanHunter by Mischel Internet Security ( or Bytelayer AB.

Description: TrojanHunter.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file TrojanHunter.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 4,153,760 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 2,866,888 bytes or 2,418,336 bytes. 
The program can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The TrojanHunter.exe file is not a Windows core file. TrojanHunter.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with TrojanHunter.exe, you can uninstall TrojanHunter from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program, ask the software vendor,, for advice or update to a possibly bug-fixed version.

Recommended: Identify TrojanHunter.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TrojanHunter.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TrojanHunter.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.


User Comments

There are no user opinions yet. Why not be the first to write a short comment?

Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about TrojanHunter.exe:
How would you rate it:
Link for more info:
Your Name:

Best practices for resolving TrojanHunter issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TrojanHunter. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TrojanHunter.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

Other processes

TrojanHunter.exe [all]