What does the InoTask.exe file do?
The InoTask.exe process is also known as InoTask.exe and is a part of eTrust ITM or, as the case may be, eTrust Antivirus. This software is produced by Computer Associates International (www.ca.com) or, as the case may be, CA (www.ca.com). An obsolete or defective version of InoTask.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- InoTask.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- InoTask.exe has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- InoTask.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module InoTask.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about InoTask.exe InoTask.exe
InoTask.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. InoTask.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 303,104 bytes (35% of all these files), 380,928 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This InoTask program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The InoTask file is not part of the Windows operating system. InoTask.exe is capable of hides its presence from system tools. For this reason, 49% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves InoTask.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about InoTask?
|Part of CA eTrust anti Virus Program (further information...) |
|anti-virus scan program/signature updater |
|Used for E-Trust, runs the Antivirus Job Service |
|eTrust - virus scanning program |
|eTrust anti Virus Program |
Summary: 8 users judge InoTask.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall eTrust ITM or eTrust Antivirus
To remove InoTask.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for eTrust ITM or eTrust Antivirus in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if InoTask.exe (InoTask.exe) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of InoTask.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for InoTask.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or InoTask.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.