How to remove the Screeny virus

Most antivirus programs identify Screeny.exe as malware—for instance BitDefender identifies it as Trojan.GenericKD.2008505, and F-Secure identifies it as Trojan.GenericKD.2008505.

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Screeny.exe file information

The process known as Screny app or Screny - tool for screenshot (email us: belongs to software Screeny by Trioris (

Description: Screeny.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Screeny.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,174,488 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 975,904 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is digitally signed. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). It is not a Windows system file. Screeny.exe is able to connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Screeny come up, you may also do the following:
  1) uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program
  2) get help from the software vendor Trioris.

Recommended: Identify Screeny.exe related errors

Important: You should check the Screeny.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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Best practices for resolving Screeny issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active Screeny process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the Screeny.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

Other processes

Screeny.exe [all]