Is save.exe safe or is this task spyware?



Purpose of save.exe:









File purpose and description:

This save.exe program was most likely installed by you, and probably was installed along with other software without you even knowing about it. Always check the actual disk location as shown below, to verify you have the correct file or not. This has been reported by many people as displaying pop up ads on their computer and may also alter some of your browser settings. This is known as part of the whenu search spyware program. Save.exe may also be found along with program savenow.exe as both are normally found together. This whenusearch program will also alter your program startup so it has programs running everytime you reboot or open your web browser. If this were on my computer I would remove this immediately. (See the details below for the actual location of this file.)

Actual file or task name: (Note that you can view the entire list here)
save.exe

File type:
This is an executable program.

File or folder location:
This file will be found on your disk in your program files folder at program Files\Save\Save.exe


General information:
Be aware that many tasks will be similiar names to existing tasks or processes. You can always view the running tasks on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view the windows "task manager", and then view the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running or currently active on your PC. Although this shows you all running tasks, it does not show dll file thats are loaded, as they get loaded as part of other processes. Many spyware writers attempt to hide their files on your computer, for example, save.exe may be intentionally misspelled to look like a similiar task, or spyware may be named very similiar to a Windows system task. The reason they do this is so you cannot easily recognize the name in your tasklist as I have mentioned above. Make sure always check the location of the file if you are concerned. You can always find the location of save.exe on your computer by using your Windows search options, but I will also try to list the file location of every file described on this website, so you can verify the correct location. You can view the entire tasklist directory with the link below.

Jump to the entire processes list here!