"cmd.exe" Process on Windows 8
What is the "cmd.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "cmd.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "cmd.exe" process?
"cmd.exe - Windows Command Processor" process represents a command line window you are running on the desktop.
"cmd.exe" process is created by "explorer.exe" when you launch a command line window.
On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", multiple "cmd.exe" processes may be listed as:
Image Name PID Memory Description cmd.exe 5024 125 K Windows Command Processor cmd.exe 5452 144 K Windows Command Processor
Additional information about "cmd.exe" process:
Command line: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe Started by: explorer.exe Files used: C:\Users\fyicenter C:\Windows\System32\en-US\cmd.exe.mui Registry keys: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
"cmd.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "cmd.exe" process. It will go away after you close the command line window.
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