What is Janad.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 Janad.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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Janad.exe file information

The process known as Jana Server (version 2 Daemon) belongs to software Jana Server by Thomas Hauck, Privat.

Description: Janad.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Janad.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)"—usually C:\Program Files (x86)\Jana2\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 812,544 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 821,760 bytes or 2,883,072 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows core file. Janad.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous; but you should also compare this rating with the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to contact Customer Service or completely remove Jana Server (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify Janad.exe related errors

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

Daemon for the Jana Webserver tools suite
  jn   (further information)
Produkt: Jana Server
Daemon for the Jana Server
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Ist eine Server-Software, die es z.B. erlaubt, einen eigenen Mailserver, Webserver, FTP-Server u.s.w zu fahren. Mehr Infos dazu auf der HomePage des Herstellers.
  Lucky   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of Janad.exe: based on 6 votes with 4 user comments. 5 users think Janad.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks Janad.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Janad issues

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