exec.exe - Process - NetZero Dialup ZCast

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What is exec.exe process - NetZero Dialup ZCast?

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Process exec.exe is installed as part your NetZero dialup Internet connection. If you don't ues NetZero services, you should definitely disable and remove this process.

exec.exe process and program file info:

CPU usage: 00%
Memory usage: 5,252K
Launching method: System Startup - exec
Directory: C:\Program Files\NetZero
File name: exec.exe
Description: ZCast
Size: 776,704 bytes
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2005, 7:57:32 PM
Version: 4.3.0.0
Company name: United Online
System essential: No
Virus/Spyware/Adware: No

If you have NetZero installed, this exec.exe will run all the time, even if you not using the dialup connection. Check the C:\Program Files\NetZero directory, you will see the debug log file: IspDblog.txt. Open it to see some interesting information.

exec.exe is also the executable for a very high security risk trojan program: W32/Spybot-Z Trojan. Double check the exec.exe file infomation listed above to make sure that you are running NetZero exec.exe, not the trojan exec.exe.

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