How to remove the ErrorCheck virus

Most antivirus programs identify ErrorCheck.exe as malware—such as Avast identifies it as Win64:Malware-gen, and Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Tiggre!rfn.

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ErrorCheck.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with ErrorCheck
ErrorCheck.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The ErrorCheck.exe process does not contain any company information.

Description: ErrorCheck.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. ErrorCheck.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—primarily C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\\support\flashplayer\sys\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,040,256 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 7,995,184 bytes and 14 more variants. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. ErrorCheck.exe is not a Windows core file. ErrorCheck.exe is able to monitor applications, record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 87% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify ErrorCheck.exe related errors

Important: You should check the ErrorCheck.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Very Annoying

Summary: Average user rating of ErrorCheck.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving ErrorCheck issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active ErrorCheck process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the ErrorCheck.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

Other processes

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