I wrote this article to help you remove Taskeng.exe. This Taskeng.exe removal guide works for all Windows versions.
If the Taskeng.exe is running on your machine, proceed with caution. This process is legitimate but many cyber infections use it for their malicious purposes. This time, the process is running because there is a Trojan horse on your machine. To be clearer, the Trojans has managed to slither in undetected and it is disguised as the Taskeng.exe process. Trojans are dreaded for a reason. Nothing good comes out of having such an infection on board. Don’t delay its deletion. The longer you let it stay on board, the more problems it causes. So, act against it. Don’t wait for your situation to worsen. If you ignore the threat the Trojan poses, it won`t be long before you regret it. Take the appearance of Taskeng.exe as a sign there is a harmful infection of your computer and act against it. Find it and delete it upon discovery. The sooner it is gone, the better. Protect yourself and your computer.
What happens after the Trojan invades your machine? Well, it makes a mess out of it. It alters your default settings without your permission. It messes with your system registry. It damages files and programs. It takes a lot of CPU memory which slows down your computer. Some older machines could even shut down completely. Also, the Trojan hijacks your browsing experience by forcing a myriad of ads and redirects your way. It serves as a back door to other infections, mostly to ransomware. Getting infected with the other most dangerous virus is not something that you would like. Moreover, the Trojan spies on you.
The Taskeng.exe Virus
Taskeng.exe has access to your personal information. It monitors your every online move. It can also use keylogging to see what you type or show hackers what it on your monitor. It can even turn on your web camera to spy on your in real time. And like this is not enough, the Trojan could even go as far as to give hackers remote control over your PC. If this happens, the cybercriminals may use your computer for whatever they want. They can distribute malware with it, or turn it into a part of a botnet. Either way, nothing good could come out of hosting this parasite. And what is worse, you can never know exactly what the Trojan is programmed to do. Whatever it is, though, it is not for your benefit. That’s why it is crucial to delete this pest immediately and not give it enough time to completely wreck your system. Use our removal guide below and get rid of the infection once and for all.
How did you get infected with the Taskeng.exe Trojan? Unsurprisingly, the parasite relies on trickery and deceit to enter your system. It hides behind spam emails or corrupted pages. It hitched a ride with freeware bundles or pretends to be a fake program update. For example, you may think you are updating Java while, in fact, you are installing an infection. What can protect you from this is caution.
None of the above-mentioned tricks would work without your negligence. Crooks rely on it. Otherwise, they could never get your permission. Don’t grant it. Don’t be careless. Read carefully what you agree to before pressing OK. The only way to protect your machine is by being extra vigilant. The web is full of infection, waiting for you to make the wrong move. Don’t. Do the opposite. It would also be good to get yourself a good anti-malware program to help your keep your PC clean. Keep it up to date and regularly check your machine for infections.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Taskeng.exe from your computer? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.