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What is s.exe?

S.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 s.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.

S.exe file information

The process known as s.exe belongs to software ARP by unknown.

Description: S.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file s.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 7,200 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 148,480 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/s.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

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If s.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 94,208 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. S.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The s.exe file is not a Windows system file. S.exe is able to record inputs and hide itself.

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

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Most probably the file is important since it is dropped by Trojan.Ducky.C.
  Elena   (further information)
Its a virus, uninstall it
I'm a suferrer of this file.A guy gave me a software & its was containing s.exe & my all info was hacked & I got exposed.Lost money too.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of s.exe: based on 6 votes with 4 user comments.
2 users think s.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 3 users think s.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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