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What is teatimer.exe?


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Windows Process Description:

The process filename teatimer.exe is a process belonging to Spybot's Search and Destroy series of programs which scans and monitors processes in real time for malicious spyware. The application teatimer.exe can run at startup. It is a new tool of Spybot S&D - spam filter which perpetually monitors the processes called/initiated. It immediately detects known malicious processes wanting to start and terminates them, thus making teatimer.exe, important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.

The process filename teatimer.exe is a program file which may have been installed on your computer as a spyware scanner or spyware remover. Normally, the teatimer.exe file is part of Spybot Search and Destroy, which is a free spyware and adware scanning program. The exact disk location is also shown below to verify it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. If you are running this in real time mode, chances are good, you will see this file in your task list, as it monitors spyware, malware, and adware in real time mode. The file teatimer.exe is not considered to be a virus or spyware related. You can always find the location of teatimer.exe on your computer by using your Windows search options, but also try to list the file location of every file described on this website, so you can verify the correct location. The process System settings protector belongs to the software Spybot - Search & Destroy or TeaTimer.exe or MapSource by Safer Networking Limited (

The file TeaTimer has file sizes on Windows XP that are 1415824 bytes (66% of all occurrence), 1038336 bytes, 1446040 bytes, 16897 bytes, 25600 bytes. There is an icon for teatimer.exe on the taskbar next to the clock. Teatimer.exe has a visible window, and is not a Windows core file. The program can be removed using the control panel Add/Remove programs applet. The file is digitally signed. TeaTimer.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications.

Author: Spybot.

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Part Of: Spybot S&D Spyware Remover

Memory Usage: High. The process file name teatimer.exe uses1415824 bytes of RAM or virtual memory.

System Process: No

Application: Yes

Background Process: Yes

Uses Network: No

Uses Internet: No

Hardware Related: No

Common Path: %programfiles%\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe

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