Is dwm.exe a virus or malware? (Desktop WindowManager)

• File/task: dwm.exe (Desktop Window Manager)

To find out whether or not the dwm.exe file is a malware, try the following.

• Online analysis of the dwm.exe file:

First find the dwm.exe file on your hard drive. You can use the tool to find Windows files. Once located, you can use an Online File Analyzer.

What it will do is analyze the dwm.exe file with dozens of antiviruses at the same time, delivering the result of each of these.

If you ever find out that it is a virus, do the following:

Scan the computer with an antivirus installed on your computer, also with an online antivirus (see: Online Antivirus) and with some antispyware (see: Free Antispyware). You should do this with Windows in Safe (Safe) Mode, as it is easier to remove malware this way. See article: Enter Windows in Safe Mode.

• Check the program associated with the dwm.exe file:

Another possibility is to identify which function or which application the process or file is related to. dwm.exe.

For this we have the following information about this process: dwm.exe is a process related to the Windows Vista operating system. This is the Desktop Window Manager (DWM). DWM is responsible for graphic effects such as Aero Glass or v…

To see the complete information about this file, go to this link: process dwm.exe

• If you still have questions or errors related to the dwm.exe file:

Check if any user already asked a question related to the file dwm.exe here and check if the answer works for you:

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