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What is unwise.exe?

Unwise.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if unwise.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Unwise.exe file information

The process known as UNWISE.EXE belongs to software Yahoo! Messenger or Vuze Remote Toolbar or World of Warcraft Desktop or Productivity Toolbar or IP Monitor or WeatherBug or DesktopX or chocolate123.zip by unknown.

Description: Unwise.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file unwise.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 153,088 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 162,304 bytes, 243,200 bytes, 165,376 bytes or 164,864 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/unwise.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of any problems with unwise.exe, you can remove the entire program Ashampoo UnInstaller Platinum 2 or Vuze Remote Toolbar using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify unwise.exe related errors

If unwise.exe is located in C:\, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 153,088 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce). The file is not a Windows system file.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "PrintScreen" is not required to run at start up. Gadwin PrintScreen - utility to capture, print or save the current window

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as unwise.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the unwise.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

Unwise.exe will uninstall a program installed by Wisescript ONLY if your application has installation logging enabled, and the installation process has generated an install.log file. If you use the standard project template for your Wisescript install, it already has all the necessary logging commands and also the code for adding the appropriate uninstallstring into the registry so that you can uninstall from Add/Remove programs.

Summary: Average user rating of unwise.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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