"scalc.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "scalc.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "scalc.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "scalc.exe" process?

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A

"scalc.exe" process represents "OpenOffice.org Calc" program.

"scalc.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "explorer" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   winlogon
      explorer
         scalc

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
scalc.exe                   176 K   OpenOffice.org Calc

Additional information about "scalc.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\scalc.exe" -o "C:\sales.ods"

Programe file information:
   Name: scalc.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\scalc.exe
   Description: OpenOffice.org Calc
   Version: 3.02.9498
   Size: 305152 bytes
   Last modified: 5/21/2010 1:28:00 AM
   Company Name: OpenOffice.org
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice.org 3\program\scalc.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\SHELL32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\msvcrt.dll

"scalc.exe" process is not a virus. But you can terminate "scalc.exe" process, if you are not using OpenOffice Calc application.

 

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