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What is it?
Windows Task Manager
What does it do?
is the application that comes up in windowsk 2k/xp/2k3 when you hit
Ctrl+Alt+Del together. This is used for ending applications and
processes that are either no longer responding.
The other thing that this is good for is probably what brought you to this site
Basically you can get a list of ALL processes running and if you were
doing a search for taskmgr.exe then you already know what this screen
looks like so I won't bother posting an image of it.
Search MS for more info: Link
The original file from Microsoft gets placed in the C:WINDOWSSystem32 directory. if you find it anywhere else then you should be suspicious for sure.
You'll want to keep an eye on this google search for any known viruses. Currently there've been 0 reports. Everything in that search isn't related to this particular file.
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taskmgr.exe is a Windows System File and should be in a system directory. If
it is then this application is safe.