July 26th 2015 Posted at Linux Kernel
You might have seen error messages like the above when you start your computer or open applications. It indicates that the kernel.exe file is missing or corrupt.
We strongly suggest that you run a quick exe error scan for your PC to check for exe errors.
What Is Kernel.exe?
Exe is brief for executable. You might have seen files with the exe extension inside your pc. They’re generally accountable for running applications and storing information towards the requirements from the Windows Operating System.
Kernel.exe used to be a Windows system file, but now it is considered as a system security threat. It is a Trojan runs backdoor in your computer, stealing your usernames and passwords or even fully controls your computer from a remote location. The file is located in “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices” in your computer registry.
Exe error message occurs when your computer is unable to operate particular application. Once the program or request is not responding, you should notice that there might be something wrong in the registry of your pc, or the file is infected by virus, spyware or Trojan.
How to Fix Kernel.exe Error?
The kernel.exe file is originally located in the folder C:\Windows\system32\kernel.exe. If it is present in subfolders in C:\Windows\System32 or C:\Windows, it could be a security risk which is almost 100% dangerous.
Since kernel.exe would affect the efficiency of your system, you should learn to identify the file and remove it from your computer. To do this, follow the steps below:
Find kernel.exe in your computer. Go to Start > Search > All Files and Folders > type in “kernel.exe” > click “Look in: Local Hard Drives” or “Look in: My Computers” > click Search
End the process. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to open the Task Manager > select “Image Name” > click on “kernel.exe” > End Process
Remove kernel.exe. Go to Start > Run > type in “cmd” > press Enter. Then type in “dir/A name_of_the_folder” > type in “cd name_of_the_folder”. To delete the file, type in “del name_of_the_file” > click on “kernel.exe” > End Process
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