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windows.exe. Is it a virus?

The windows.exe could be a REATLE.C. Sometimes it’s called mIRC, SDBOT-CZP, RBOT, RBOT-RB, FORBOT-BR and REATLE.C.

It’s not absolutely clear which product this file is part of and who is its author. It’s a hidden file. This files starts on Windows startup. Windows.exe is usually located in the %SYSTEM% folder and its usual size is 1,789,952 bytes.

This file is a network worm. Worms can significantly decrease your Internet connection speed and download new malware onto your computer.


Disable and delete the windows.exe process as soon as possible. Most likely it is a virus, a trojan, or some other malware. Before disabling this file make sure it is not a legitimate file that is also called windows.exe.


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)


Process: REATLE.CCommon path(s): %SYSTEM%
subfolder in C:
subfolder in %WINDOWS%
Keywords(s): worm, startup, hidden, monitorFilesize(s): 1,789,952 bytes, 15,312 bytes, 137,281 bytes, 27,634 bytes, 48,002 bytes, 1,285,334 bytes, 315,392 bytes

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