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Posted 11 August 2006 - 10:11 PM
Posted 11 August 2006 - 11:22 PM
Posted 12 August 2006 - 05:37 PM
This is part of KillWind.exe (C:\hp\bin\KillWind.exe).
KillWind is part of the Backweb program that HP installs on all Pavilion PC's.
From what I've read, it's not a desirable program.
It's labeled "riskware" because it is a potentially dangerous application, that can be used by malware to kill vital processes.
HP says it's a necessary program, but others disagree.
Here's some information I found;
(scroll down to Who_i_am's post, dated Saturday, July 19, 2003 - 5:41 pm )
what is "killwind" and what does it really do?
For more information, just do a Google search for KillWind.exe.
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