The compact.exe could be a File Compress Utility.
This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Compact.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Compact.exe is usually located in the %SYSTEM% sub-folder and its usual size is 18,432 bytes.
Disable and delete the compact.exe process as soon as possible. Most likely it is a virus, a trojan, or some other malware.
Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: File Compress UtilityPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder in %SYSTEM%
subfolder in %WINDOWS%Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 18,432 bytes, 17,408 bytes, 18,944 bytes