What is the "awk.exe" ?

Our database contains 5 different files for filename awk.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name awk.exe. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 8 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process awk.exe.

Generally speaking, AWK is a text file interpreter mostly used in UNIX environemnts. This file serves as a programing code interpreter, it reads the inputs from text files and parses and executes the commands inside (complete info can be found on Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWK). In this case the file should be a MS Windows version of the same, check the functionality. Good example for Windows AWK is GAWK : see more on http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/gawk.htm

awk.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "awk.exe"

Product:
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Description:
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Version:
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MD5:
3436eab6988e8a911895122ed1862836
SHA1:
93f464cb986a95fbf7e5c96cc484593bbfeb3d07
SHA256:
c8af969f2a9a9f05d22ad9373f019d6c3137ba2f2db4df25c1b6efc98756c77e
Size:
195584
Directory:
C:\Windows\Prey\platform\windows\bin
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
Low oc0

Is the Process "awk.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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Latest new variant of the file with name "awk.exe" was discovered 1361 days ago. Our database contains 2 variants of the file "awk.exe" with final rating Safe and 1 variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

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  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\Help32\Prey\platform\windows\bin\awk.exe (Variant: 19520143)

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    Generally speaking, AWK is a text file interpreter mostly used in UNIX environemnts. This file serves as a programing code interpreter, it reads the inputs from text files and parses and executes the commands inside (complete info can be found on Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AWK). In this case the file should be a MS Windows version of the same, check the functionality.