How to remove an wscript error
The free file information forum can help you determine if wscript.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Wscript.exe file information
The process known as Microsoft ® Windows Based Script Host or Microsoft R Windows Based Script Host belongs to software Microsoft Windows Script Host or Microsoft R Windows Script Host by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: wscript.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 114,688 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 155,648 bytes and 7 more variants.
The file is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If wscript.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 9% dangerous. The file size is 114,688 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 141,824 bytes. The program is not visible. File wscript.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft.
External information from Paul Collins:
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wscript.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wscript.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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