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.

Appcmd.exe creates new records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your system performance to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures. Free scan for PC issues (Special offer. See more information about Outbyte, uninstall instructions, EULA and Privacy Policy)


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


Malware risk: Scan your PC for viruses and Trojans
Run an antivirus scan to ensure your PC is clean and safe.
Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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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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