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 Scheduler.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.
The process known as Driver Booster Scheduler or Scheduler (bPc) or (Rhinoback Secure Online Backup Manager) Scheduler (version (32bit))
belongs to software Scheduler Application or Driver Booster or Ricoh e-Reader (version 6) or Rhinoback Secure Online Backup Manager
by SoftThinks (www.softthinks.com) or IObit (www.iobit.com) or Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com) or Rhino USA or Software- und Organisations-Service GmbH, Fax (version +49 30 861 3335, eMail email@example.com).
Description: Scheduler.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Scheduler.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 892,928 bytes (39% of all occurrences), 872,448 bytes and 8 more variants.
The Scheduler.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The program has no file description. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run, User Shell Folders, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Scheduler.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 62% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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If Scheduler.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 1,065,248 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 1,009,952 bytes and 15 more variants. Scheduler.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The Scheduler.exe file is a Verisign signed file. Scheduler.exe is able to monitor applications, record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs.
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There are different files with the same name:
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Scheduler.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Scheduler.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Scheduler. 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 Scheduler.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.