net.exe

Process name: Microsoft Windows Networking

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System


net.exe

Process name: Microsoft Windows Networking

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System


net.exe


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Process name: Microsoft Windows Networking

Application using this process: Microsoft Windows Operating System

Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries.

What is net.exe doing on my computer?

net.exe is a process belonging to the Microsoft Windows Operating System and offers additional functions to your local area network via the DOS command line. "This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems. " This process can sometimes be used by trojans but is otherwise a legitimate process. Note: net.exe is also a process which is registered as the w32.dabber.c worm. "This virus is distributed via the Internet through e-mail and comes in the form of an e-mail message, in the hopes that you open its hostile attachment. " The worm has its own SMTP engine which means it gathers E-mails from your local computer and re-distributes itself. "In worst cases this worm can allow attackers to access your computer, stealing passwords and personal data. " This process is a security risk and should be removed from your system.
Non-system processes like net.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that over time your registry suffers fragmentation and accumulates invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues.
net.exe

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Is net.exe harmful?

This process is considered safe. It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. Scan your system now to identify issues with this process and services that can be safely removed.
net.exe is a safe process

Can I stop or remove net.exe?

Most non-system processes that are running can be stopped because they are not involved in running your operating system. Scan your system now to identify unused processes that are using up valuable resources. net.exe is used by 'Microsoft Windows Operating System'.This is an application created by 'Microsoft'. To stop net.exe permanently uninstall 'Microsoft Windows Operating System' from your system. Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. Run a free scan to find out how to optimize software and system performance.

Is net.exe CPU intensive?

This process is not considered CPU intensive. However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. To reduce system overload, you can use the Microsoft System Configuration Utility to manually find and disable processes that launch upon start-up. Alternatively, download PC Mechanic to automatically scan and identify any PC issues.

Why is net.exe giving me errors?

Process related issues are usually related to problems encountered by the application that runs it. A safe way to stop these errors is to uninstall the application and run a system scan to automatically identify any PC issues.



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