How to remove the printer virus
Most antivirus programs identify printer.exe as malware, e.g. Symantec identifies it as Trojan Horse or Downloader.MisleadApp, and TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_NUCRP.GEN or Mal_Nucrp-7.
The free file information forum can help you find out how to remove it. If you know more about this file, please leave a comment or a hint for other users.
Printer.exe file information
Description: Printer.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. printer.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 7,680 bytes (69% of all occurrences), 16,896 bytes and 4 more variants.
It is not a Windows system file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). There is no description of the program. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify printer.exe related errors
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