What is FileZillaServer.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the FileZillaServer.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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FileZillaServer.exe file information

The process known as FileZilla Server belongs to software FileZilla Server by FileZilla Project (

Description: FileZillaServer.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The FileZillaServer.exe file is located in a folder listed in the Windows %PATH% environment variable (mostly C:\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 742,912 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 632,320 bytes, 630,272 bytes or 586,240 bytes. 
The program is not visible. FileZillaServer.exe is not a Windows core file. The program listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. FileZillaServer.exe is able to connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using FileZillaServer.exe, you can remove the entire program XAMPP using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as FileZillaServer.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the FileZillaServer.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

Gehört zu xampp und ist ungefährlich
Gehört zu XAMPP von Apache und ist ungefährlich
Ungefährlich, wenn Sicherheitseinstellungen und Freigaben "richtig" eingestellt sind, Gehört zu xampp Apache Server der lokal auf einem Rechner installiert wird. Sehr gutes Server-Programm für Internet-Anwendungen!!!
  servermanni   (further information)
It's a FTP software application, maybe installed as servicefi
  myra   (further information)
Ist ein FTP Server / Client und ist 100% ohne Adware. Sehr gut und kostenlos!
  SubsTanZ   (further information)
comes with xampp and does no damage

Summary: Average user rating of FileZillaServer.exe: based on 6 votes with 6 user comments. 6 users think FileZillaServer.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving FileZillaServer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with FileZillaServer. 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.

To help you analyze the FileZillaServer.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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