What is PowerToys.exe?

PowerToys.exe is part of PowerToysRunner and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the PowerToys.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like PowerToys.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, PowerToys.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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PowerToys.exe's description is "PowerToysRunner".

PowerToys.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

PowerToys.exe is an .exe file.

PowerToys.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PowerToys\PowerToys.exe

PowerToys.exe basic information

Description
PowerToysRunner
Internal Name
PowerToys
Version
0.29.3.0
Hash
15C1D4ACA41F4B1C14373D9E41EBBD19

PowerToys.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PowerToys\SettingsUIRunner\Microsoft.PowerToys.Settings.UI.Runner.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\PowerToys\modules\ColorPicker\ColorPickerUI.exe

PowerToys.exe actions

List of the actions PowerToys.exe executes on a user's PC
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\ci.dll,-100
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\ci.dll,-101
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\dnsapi.dll,-103
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\fveui.dll,-843
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\fveui.dll,-844
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\wuaueng.dll,-400
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe,-124
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\94\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\NgcRecovery.dll,-100
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\ci.dll,-100
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\ci.dll,-101
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\dnsapi.dll,-103
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\fveui.dll,-843
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\fveui.dll,-844
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\System32\wuaueng.dll,-400
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe,-124
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\MuiCache\95\B1A07F78\\@%SystemRoot%\system32\NgcRecovery.dll,-100
new registry key parameter created

PowerToys.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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PowerToys.exe's virus check

75%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

20%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

5%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

PowerToys.exe user rating

78%

of users rate PowerToys.exe as a useful program

20%

of users find PowerToys.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

2%

of users find PowerToys.exe to be malicious or a scam

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