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What is cmd32.exe?

Cmd32.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if cmd32.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Cmd32.exe file information

There is no information about the producer in the cmd32.exe process.

Description: Cmd32.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. cmd32.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 8,025 bytes (13% of all occurrences), 8,960 bytes and 24 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/cmd32.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. Cmd32.exe is not a Windows core file. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell). The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify cmd32.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:

  • "Cmd" definitely not required. Added by the TANKED WORM!
  • "Configuration Loader" definitely not required. Added by the LOADCFG or SDBOT TROJANS!

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cmd32.exe. Therefore, you should check the cmd32.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Diese Datei ist im ersten Sinne nicht harmlos. Sie ist allerdings Opfer von einem Virus, der speziell diese Datei anfällt.

Summary: Average user rating of cmd32.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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