Question Is Windows Command Processor A virus or is it an actual Microsoft application

Apr 10, 2021
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It sometimes runs in my background processes in task manager while playing games such as cod cold war & overwatch and it is located in C:/Windows/System 32 and its properties say that it is Microsoft Corporation copyrighted. I've asked around on reddit and they said that its not a virus but why does it run in background application when doing certain things like gaming. Have I been given false advice and it is a virus, or is it just something that windows, games or drivers does anyways. Thanks
 
Mar 3, 2021
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hy! That's the command prompt, no it's not malicious at all. Cmd.exe runs the Command Prompt, a command line interpreter for Windows. This is a system component.
 

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