What is WinMX.exe?
WinMX.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 WinMX.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.
WinMX.exe file information
Description: WinMX.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WinMX.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - usually C:\Program Files\WinMX\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,069,056 bytes (87% of all occurrences) or 806,912 bytes.
The program has a visible window. The application has no file description. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. WinMX.exe is not a Windows system file. WinMX.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ WinMX.
Recommended: Identify WinMX.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "WinMX" is not required to run at start up. WinMX file sharing application
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WinMX.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WinMX.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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