Windows 10: Question about a System.exe

  1.    08 Jun 2016 #1

    Question about a System.exe


    I noticed today listed in "Startup" (in Task Manager) a System.exe that to be honest i am not sure if it was there before. I checked it and is located in C:\Users\username\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

    I let me disable it, but no rename it or delete it. The file size is 0. I scanned the file with the antivirus and it came clean.

    Is this a normal file for Windows 10?



    Edit: i assigned it read and write privileges and it seems i can rename it now, but then i got this message:"The action can't be completed because the file is opened is open in clientmon.exe.
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       08 Jun 2016 #2

    LM2007 said: View Post
    Is this a normal file for Windows 10?
    No, it is not.
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    LM2007 said: View Post
    Edit: i assigned it read and write privileges and it seems i can rename it now, but then i got this message:"The action can't be completed because the file is opened is open in clientmon.exe.
    What is clientmon.exe ? (id:857448) | System Explorer
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  3.    08 Jun 2016 #3

    Sounds like it's time to run Malwarebytes.
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