What is Security Installer.exe?

Security Installer.exe is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\roaming\security installer\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected Security Installer.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Security Installer.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

The verification of Security Installer.exe's digital signature failed.

Signer namegpup_upd_c1
Certificate issuer nameHP_STANDALONE
Certificate serial numbere0ab6787c48955804bb6fa4de2518b4a

VirusTotal report

1 of the 57 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the Security Installer.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Rising PE:Malware.Techsnab!6.2585
1 of the 57 anti-virus programs detected the Security Installer.exe file.

Filename variants

Security Installer.exe may also use other filenames. The most common variants are listed below:

Folder name variants

Security Installer.exe may also be located in other folders than c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\roaming\security installer\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to security installer.exe:

security installer.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

security installer.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

security installer.exe has stopped working.

End Program - security installer.exe. This program is not responding.

security installer.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

security installer.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with the file. 98% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 59 users.

User vote results: There were 58 votes to remove and 1 vote to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with the file.

Malware or legitimate?

If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.

Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the information provided on this web page

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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