What is Wow.exe?
Wow.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 Wow.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.
Wow.exe file information
The process known as World of Warcraft or World of Warcraft Retail or Client belongs to software World of Warcraft or Auctioneer AddOns or Half-Life (version 2) or Client or Tony Hawk's Underground (version 2) or Nero 7 Ultra Edition by Blizzard Entertainment (blizzard.com).
Description: Wow.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Wow.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,775,986 bytes (11% of all occurrences), 8,116,224 bytes and 36 more variants.
The program has a visible window. Wow.exe is not a Windows core file. The application uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. Wow.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with Wow.exe, you can uninstall World of Warcraft or Auctioneer AddOns from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
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If Wow.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 16% dangerous. The file size is 8,116,224 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 4,775,986 bytes and 17 more variants.
The program has a visible window. Wow.exe is not a Windows core file. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet.
Wow.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
If there are any problems with Wow.exe, you can do the following:
1) uninstall World of Warcraft or Tony Hawk's Underground 2 from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"
2) consult Blizzard’s Customer Service
3) find out if there is a newer version available.
If Wow.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 16% dangerous. The file size is 11,196,560 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 5,238,834 bytes or 12,682,896 bytes. The program has a visible window. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows system file. Wow.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. Wow.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
If Wow.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 24,576 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Wow.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Wow.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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