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What is wweb32.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the wweb32.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Wweb32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with wweb32
Wweb32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as WordWeb thesaurus/dictionary or WordWeb Tray or WordWeb Thesaurus/Dictionary or WordWeb belongs to software WordWeb or WordWeb Pro by WordWeb Software or Antony Lewis (www.crossword-compiler.com).

Description: Wweb32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Wweb32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\WordWeb\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 77,064 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 65,216 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/wweb32.exe.html 
Wweb32.exe is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run, User Shell Folders, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). Therefore the technical security rating is 33% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall WordWeb or WordWeb Tray, update it, or get help from the software vendor. Click on wordweb.info/WW6 to update it, click on wordweb.info for support, or click on WordWeb or WordWeb Tray in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs category) to uninstall it.

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If wweb32.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 44% dangerous. The file size is 80,000 bytes. The program has no visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run, User Shell Folders, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The wweb32.exe file is not a Windows system file.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall WordWeb Pro, update it, or get help from the software vendor. Click on wordweb.info/WWP7 to update it, click on wordweb.info for support, or click on WordWeb Pro in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs category) to uninstall it.

External information from Paul Collins:

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as wweb32.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the wweb32.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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User Comments

offline dictionary
  NRG-753   (further information)
it is a program that works good looking up words on the web
  James Griffith  
WordWeb thesaurus/dictionary VG
  emerald  
The latest version of WordWeb Pro is 5.02 . I have never come across wweb32.exe, and I have used it since wordWeb 2.
  A H C Williams   (further information)
System sometimes simultaneously runs two of these files. CPU is very high. Delete the one using CPU the most, system runs normally
  MARKS1943  
I have used this program for years with no problems. Very useful and I use often.
  wasp  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of wweb32.exe: based on 7 votes with 6 user comments. 4 users think wweb32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 3 users don't grade wweb32.exe ("not sure about it").


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Best practices for resolving wweb32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with wweb32. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the wweb32.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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