What is zFTPServer.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 zFTPServer.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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ZFTPServer.exe file information

The process known as zFTPServer belongs to software zFTPServer by unknown.

Description: ZFTPServer.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ZFTPServer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,222,080 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 352,768 bytes, 2,205,184 bytes or 1,134,080 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows core file. ZFTPServer.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as zFTPServer.exe. Therefore, you should check the zFTPServer.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.


User Comments

zFTPServer is a small and easy to use FTP server
  JackFish   (further information)
zFTPServer.exe is the server part of zFTPServer Suite from Västgöta-Data AB (Swedish). zFTP is a powerful yet easy to use FTP-server software with many features such as FTP, FTPS, SFTP and FTP over HTTPS. By definition the software connects to the Internet.
  Adam (company representative)   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of zFTPServer.exe: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments. 3 users think zFTPServer.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving zFTPServer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with zFTPServer. 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 zFTPServer.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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