What does the TaskMan.exe file do?
The TaskMan.exe process is also known as Security Task Manager and is a part of Security Task Manager or, as the case may be, Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Neuber Software (www.neuber.com) or, as the case may be, Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of TaskMan.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)
- TaskMan.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module TaskMan.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about TaskMan.exe Security Task Manager
TaskMan.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file TaskMan.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder or, as the case may be, in the "My Documents" folder or, as the case may be, in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32 (in most cases C:\Program Files\Security Task Manager\).
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 750,992 bytes (21% of all these files), 580,448 bytes as well as 43 other variants.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. For this reason, 3% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A TaskMan.exe file has a 7% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 750,992 bytes (18% of all these files), 1,131,888 bytes as well as 17 other variants. The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The TaskMan file is not part of the Windows operating system. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties).
- A TaskMan.exe file has a 1% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 750,992 bytes (24% of all these files), 1,131,888 bytes as well as 11 other variants. The program appears as a window on the desktop. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel This file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file.
- A TaskMan.exe file has a 100% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder. In this case, the file size is usually 1,185,832 bytes.
- A TaskMan.exe file has a 16% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 15,360 bytes.
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 TaskMan.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 TaskMan?
|That process is the "Security Task Manager" in your memory (RAM) itself. :-) (further information...) |
|this is the securtiy task manager, which you are runnin' right now |
|it is not critical but it is keep on prompting every 2 mints once and makes u hectic wen u are working on it. (further information...) |
Summary: 67 users judge TaskMan.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 7 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 15 users have already deleted TaskMan.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Security Task Manager or the program
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. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Security Task Manager or the program in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if TaskMan.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 TaskMan.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.