Security Policy Manager

secpol.exe. Is it a virus?

The secpol.exe could be a Security Policy Manager.

This file is part of Operating System Microsoft Windows. Secpol.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a hidden file. Secpol.exe is usually located in the %SYSTEM% folder and its usual size is 751,616 bytes.


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

Secpol.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)

Before disabling this file make sure it is not a legitimate file that is also called secpol.exe.


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Security Policy ManagerPart Of: Operating System Microsoft WindowsCommon path(s): %SYSTEM%Keywords(s): hiddenFilesize(s): 751,616 bytes, 861,696 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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