|Name||Gamma Task Menager|
|Type||PUP, non-essential process|
|Short Description||The PUP may affect the browser behavior and cause system crashes.|
|Symptoms||Browser performance issues, system errors, etc.|
|Distribution Method||Via bundling, visiting corrupted pages, unsafe browsing, etc.|
|Detection tool||Download SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Gamma Task Menager|
Gamma Task Menager is classified as a potentially unwanted program that may be associated with several processes and .exe files. Once the PUP has found its way into the system, it may increase its vulnerability and cause numerous issues. Some of the problems the user may encounter are associated with his browsing activities. Most PUPs run together with adware and generate advertisements that may redirect to predefined pages.
Several scan reports indicate that Gamma Task Menager may have something to do with jptask.exe. The primary folder for jptask.exe is C:\Program Files (x86)\Megasoft Security\.
However, the executable may be located in several other directories:
→C:\Program Files (x86)\Techsmart Computer\ C:\Program Files\Alfasistem Memory\ C:\Program Files (x86)\Gamma Task Menager\ C:\Program Files (x86)\Softcomp Software\ C:\Program Files\AFC Secure Net\
Furthermore, jptask.exe may have other variants such as:
Such .exe files may be held responsible for the display of annoying error messages, browser misbehavior (turning texts into hyperlinks, generating pop-ups) and overall system malfunction.
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Let’s get back to Gamma Task Menager.
Is Gamma Task Menager Dangerous to my System?
First of all, users should think of how the application managed to enter their PCs. The easiest way to determine the entrance is to review all freeware products that were recently installed. Potentially unwanted applications are usually spread via bundling and/ or silent/ unattended installers. This means that in some cases downloading the riskware piece involved user interaction while in other it didn’t.
Furthermore, suspicious software increases the system’s vulnerability to malware attacks. Not to mention that malware has the ability to take over multiple .exe and .dll files and utterly mess with the system. To say it in a more tech-savvy manner, in the context of malicious code and online security, all files associated with uncertain instruction execution can be combined.
Should I Remove Gamma Task Menager?
Users and researchers agree on one thing – all processes rooted from Gamma Task Menager should be terminated. Moreover, the system should be kept intact so that future unwanted infiltrations are avoided. Enabling the Windows Firewall is one thing to be done but it is not enough. Sustaining professional AV software is crucial, especially for non-expert users. Refer to the step-by-step removal guide below the article to eliminate all traces of the PUP.
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