What is Wsys.exe?
Wsys.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 Wsys.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.
Wsys.exe file information
Description: Wsys.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Wsys.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 446,464 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 458,752 bytes, 450,560 bytes, 417,792 bytes or 454,656 bytes.
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The Wsys.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The file is able to record keyboard inputs. Wsys.exe is not a Windows core file. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Wsys.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 92% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify Wsys.exe related errors
If Wsys.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 71% dangerous. The file size is 86,016 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 446,464 bytes. There is no description of the program. The Wsys.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. The Wsys.exe file is not a Windows core file. Wsys.exe is able to record inputs, hide itself and monitor applications.
If Wsys.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 308,224 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 446,464 bytes. The Wsys.exe file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. Wsys.exe is not a Windows core file. Wsys.exe is able to hide itself, record inputs and monitor applications.
If Wsys.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 100% dangerous. The file size is 308,224 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 450,560 bytes.
If Wsys.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 63% dangerous. The file size is 308,224 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 446,464 bytes.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "Enumerate Service" definitely not required. Added by the MANIFEST TROJAN!
- "WINDLL" can run at start up. STARR key logger. "It logs almost everything that goes through the box. It logs all key strokes, all passwords transacted even if they weren't keyed in, all web sites visited, every program launched including the path to that program, and more"
Important: Some malware also uses the file name Wsys.exe, for example potentially unwanted program Starr (detected by McAfee), and Spyware_KEYL_SontrexSoftware (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the Wsys.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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