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compact.exe

File Compress Utility

compact.exe. Is it a virus?


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.


Recommendation


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


Actions


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)

Details


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: File Compress UtilityPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder in %SYSTEM%
%SYSTEM%
subfolder in %WINDOWS%
Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 18,432 bytes, 17,408 bytes, 18,944 bytes




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by Thomas on Dec 14, 2018 at 03:00 PM

It occupies 100% disk

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