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Application Server Command Line Admin Tool

appcmd.exe. Is it a virus?

The appcmd.exe could be a Application Server Command Line Admin Tool.

This file is part of Internet Information Services. Appcmd.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Appcmd.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% sub-folder and its usual size is 155,136 bytes.


Disable and delete the appcmd.exe process as soon as possible. Most likely it is a virus, a trojan, or some other malware.


Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Application Server Command Line Admin ToolPart Of: Internet Information ServicesCommon path(s): subfolder in %WINDOWS%Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 155,136 bytes, 154,112 bytes, 155,648 bytes, 96,256 bytes

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by Anon?!!!?!?/!? on Jun 22, 2010 at 10:33 AM

this was a virus for me as it was constantly regenerating files causing me to lose 40gb's of disk space. Turns out a program called drcpu computer manager (something like that) had installed it.

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