What does the SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe file do?
The SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe process is also known as Security Task Manager and is a part of Java 8. This software is produced by A. & M. Neuber Software (www.neuber.com). An obsolete or defective version of SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Security Task Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Security Task Manager 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)
- SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe Security Task Manager
SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or, as the case may be, in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,013,536 bytes (14% of all these files), 2,816,040 bytes as well as 17 other variants.
It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. For this reason, 57% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe file has a 32% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 2,984,912 bytes. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. This file contains no information about the producer or the version.
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 SecurityTaskManager_Setup.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 SecurityTaskManager_Setup?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Java 8
To remove Security Task Manager from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Java 8 in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if SecurityTaskManager_Setup.exe (Security Task Manager) 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 Security Task Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Security Task Manager 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 SecurityTaskManager_Setup.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.
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