"procexp.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "procexp.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "procexp.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "procexp.exe" process?

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A

"procexp.exe - Sysinternals Process Explorer" process represents Sysinternals Process Explorer application you are running on the desktop. It allows you to explore processes that are running on your Windows 8 computer.

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "procexp.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name  PID   Memory  Description

procexp.exe 2672 19,872 K Sysinternals Process Explorer

Additional information about "procexp.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\fyicenter\ProcessExplorer\procexp.exe
   
Started by: explorer.exe

Files used:
   C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer
   C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\SystemCertificates\My
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\FirewallAPI.dll.mui
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\comdlg32.dll.mui
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\odbcint.dll.mui
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\oleaccrc.dll.mui
   
Registry keys: 
   HKCU\Software\Classes
   HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell
   HKCU\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell
   HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl
   HKCU\Software\Microsoft\SystemCertificates
   HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
   HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
   HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\FileExts
   HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
   HKCU\Software\Policies
   HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office
   HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\SystemCertificates
   HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
   HKCU\Software\Sysinternals\Process Explorer
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Cryptography\OID\EncodingType 0\...
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\EnterpriseCertificates
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\SystemCertificates
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Perflib
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Group Policy
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\SystemCertificates
   HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\NetworkProvider\HwOrder
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services

"procexp.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "procexp.exe" process. It will go away, when close "Process Explorer" application.

 

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