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What is it?
Command Prompt - cmd.exe

What does it do?
cmd.exe is a treat for all of us old schoolers out there who believe it is quicker to type most things than to click around to it. cmd.exe brings all of the simple power of DOS to our modern windows machines. You'll want to look around our tips and guides section if you're unsure of the incredible things that can be done thanks to this little file.

Virus Precautions:
You'll want to keep an eye on this google search for any known viruses. The normal location of this file is C:Windowssystem32cmd.exe If its not running in that location you'll want to reference some virus DBs and/or scan for viruses.


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cmd.exe is a Windows System File and should be in a system directory. If it is then this application is safe.

Startup DB Entries:
[hpcmd]"Added by the ADCLICK-DS TROJAN!" b
[Win32 Console]"Added by the ABI.C WORM! Note - this is not the legitimate cmd.exe process which is always located in %System% and should not normally figure in Msconfig/Startup! This one is located in %Windir%" b

Service DB Entries:
Manageer Network Connections (Kern32) A new service added by the Troj/Agent-CP TROJAN with a display name of Manageer Network Connections.
Manageer Network Connections BAD - Look how manager is spelled.
DB2 Remote Command (DB2REMOTECMD) Related to IBM Corp.

Disclaimer

Every attempt has been made to ensure the information about cmd.exe is accurate but alot of malware applications try to pose as valid applications. If it is something other than what was posted above please leave some feedback in the forum.
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