How to remove an wintasks error
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Wintasks.exe file information
Description: wintasks.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" - mostly C:\Program Files\LIUtilities\WinTasks\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,477,952 bytes (52% of all occurrences), 4,268,544 bytes and 5 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The program has no file description. It is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. wintasks.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with wintasks.exe, you can also completely remove WinTasks Trial or WinTasks 4 Professional (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify wintasks.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "WinTasks Traybar" can run at start up. WinTasks - "Efficient Resource and Task Management is absolutely critical if you want to achieve the highest system performance levels possible. WinTasks 4 will not only help you achieve this task, but will actually make your system run faster and more smoothly than ever before"
- "wintasks.exe" definitely not required. Added by the EVAMAN WORM!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wintasks.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wintasks.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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