What is PE.exe? Should I remove it?

PE.exe is the file that has the functionality to run processes and trigger application launches

PE.exe is the file that people complain about. It can be noticed on the machine and running in the background, so people cannot be sure if the system is secure or not. This piece can be a malicious executable file that is primarily used for a long list of unwanted activities. This process can be easily used for infecting a system with a certain parasite, launching it or some of its components, running a destructive payload, tracking the victim by recording its keystrokes, etc. If you noticed this or any file running on your computer, you should run an anti-malware tool.

Name PE.exe 
Type Executable file
Problems The system is slower than usual and additional processes running trigger these performance issues
Removal The best way to remove the possible threat – anti-malware tools. Such programs can determine if there are any dangerous files or malicious applications present
Repair tips Malware leaves various issues behind when the system is altered and files get corrupted, to remediate damage run FortectIntego

The file is possibly related to a PUP that is a rogue anti-spyware. It displays fake alerts and uses other tactics for encouraging people to purchase its fake licensed version. Please, never fall for these cheap marketing tricks, and do NOT buy Virus Sweeper or any other program offered on a random advertisement online.

If you noticed pe.exe on your computer, you must delete it. Of course, you should also make sure that you eliminate each of the other components that belong to this virus. Otherwise, the unwanted app can try to update itself and continue violating your privacy or posing harm to your computer. We recommend using SpyHunter 5Combo Cleaner or Malwarebytes in order to complete the removal of this file or the virus.

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What to do if failed?
If you failed to fix virus damage using Fortect Intego, submit a question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
Fortect Intego has a free limited scanner. Fortect Intego offers more through scan when you purchase its full version. When free scanner detects issues, you can fix them using free manual repairs or you can decide to purchase the full version in order to fix them automatically.
Alternative Software
Different software has a different purpose. If you didn’t succeed in fixing corrupted files with Fortect, try running SpyHunter 5.
Alternative Software
Different software has a different purpose. If you didn’t succeed in fixing corrupted files with Intego, try running Combo Cleaner.
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