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How to remove an rubyw error


Rubyw.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 rubyw.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Rubyw.exe file information

The process known as Ruby interpreter (GUI) (version 1.9.3p125 [i386-mingw32], 1.9.3p484 [i386-mingw32], 1.9.3dev [i386-mingw32], 1.8.6 [i386-mswin32]) belongs to software Ruby interpreter (version 1.9.3p125 [i386-mingw32], 1.9.3p484 [i386-mingw32], 1.9.3dev [i386-mingw32]) by http://www.ruby-lang.org.

Description: rubyw.exe is located in a subfolder of Windows Temp folder. The file size on Windows 7/XP is 70,239 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/rubyw.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If rubyw.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 45% dangerous. The file size is 70,239 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 20,542 bytes. Rubyw.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible.

If rubyw.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 436,267 bytes. The program is not visible. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. It is not a Windows system file. rubyw.exe seems to be a compressed file.
If you run into problems with rubyw.exe, you can also uninstall Metasploit from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rubyw.exe. Therefore, you should check the rubyw.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.



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User Comments

Very bad virus!
  CharlesK   (further information)
It is used for the VPN named "Private Internet Access"
    (further information)
If you use Private Internet Access, it is a process used by that application.
  Lee  

Summary: Average user rating of rubyw.exe: based on 4 votes with 3 reviews.
2 users think rubyw.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. One user thinks rubyw.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.


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