What is vpncmgr_x64.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 vpncmgr_x64.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.

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Vpncmgr_x64.exe file information

The process known as SoftEther VPN belongs to software SoftEther VPN Client by SoftEther VPN Project at University of Tsukuba, Japan.

Description: Vpncmgr_x64.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Vpncmgr_x64.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 5,441,256 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 5,398,248 bytes or 4,559,416 bytes. 
The file has a digital signature. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Vpncmgr_x64.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with vpncmgr_x64.exe, you may also do the following:
  1) remove the entire program SoftEther VPN Client using Windows Control Panel
  2) get help from the software vendor Selinks
  3) make sure that you have installed the latest version.

Recommended: Identify vpncmgr_x64.exe related errors

If vpncmgr_x64.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 88% dangerous. The file size is 5,390,568 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file has a digital signature. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The application uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Vpncmgr_x64.exe is not a Windows system file. Vpncmgr_x64.exe is able to monitor applications.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as vpncmgr_x64.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the vpncmgr_x64.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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Best practices for resolving vpncmgr_x64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with vpncmgr_x64. 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.

To help you analyze the vpncmgr_x64.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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