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What is webtmr.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 webtmr.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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Webtmr.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with webtmr
Webtmr.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Salfeld Security Software Timer belongs to software Salfeld Computer or Salfeld Security Software by Salfeld Computer (www.salfeld.com) or Salfeld Computer GmbH (www.salfeld.com).

Description: Webtmr.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Webtmr.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 3,829,240 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 4,270,008 bytes and 24 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/webtmr.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. The file has a digital signature. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The webtmr.exe file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Webtmr.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, manipulate other programs, hide itself, monitor applications and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If webtmr.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 5,926,016 bytes. It is a file with no information about its developer. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. Webtmr.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Webtmr.exe is not a Windows core file. Webtmr.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as webtmr.exe. Therefore, you should check the webtmr.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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User Comments

diese datei ist von einem programm namens salfeld und ist als ungefährlich zu bewerten aber es verbraucht ne menge was an der cpu auslastung zu sehen ist
  Sukratan   (further information)
gehört zu einem Kinderischerungsprogramm das tief in die prozesse eingreift
  micha   (further information)
It's a Child Control Program. To Uninstall it you need a password
  Speed   (further information)
It's asave program part of child control program Child control by Salfeld
  Cor   (further information)
webmtr.exe, is an salfied'apllication (parental control) to control search on google and other engine
  Taher  

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Summary: Average user rating of webtmr.exe: based on 6 votes with 5 user comments. One user thinks webtmr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks webtmr.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.


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Best practices for resolving webtmr issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with webtmr. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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 webtmr.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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