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  1. #1
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    Apr 2009

    What is keygen.exe?

    After installing windows xp on my system, i have noticed that keygen.exe process always run as background process. I have tried to to stop that from task manager but it won't...

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    Apr 2008

    Re: What is keygen.exe?

    keygen.exe is a process registered as a backdoor vulnerability which may be installed for malicious purposes by an attacker allowing access to your computer from remote locations. If keygen.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" then the security rating is 45% dangerous.

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    Re: What is keygen.exe?

    Use Prevx 3.0 to remove KEYGEN.EXE, Scans your PC in less than 2 mins for new threats using our realtime online virus database, along with any other viruses, spyware, adware, trojans, rootkits, worms, information stealers, keyloggers, bots, and other form of malicious threat that may reside on your PC.

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    Jan 2009

    Re: What is keygen.exe?

    Keygen & viruses work the same way so it hard for your AV to know if its a virus or not.The file "keygen.exe" is known to be created under the following filenames: %AppData%\keygen.exe, %AppData%\microsoft\windows\lsass.exe.

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