Analyze and understand Windows processes

userinit.exe - Userinit Logon Application

Do you suspect that the userinit.exe files is causing problems on your PC? Check Windows for unnecessary active services using simplifast FREE!

Problems with the userinit.exe process? Optimize Windows services using simplifast.

The following Potential threat is posed by userinit.exe:

  • Due to its widespread prevalence, since it is present in practically every NT-based Windows version, this process is a favorite target for viruses, worms and Trojans.
  • If the file isn't located in C:\Windows\System32, then it is a virus, Trojan or worm is pretending to be userinit.exe.

Information about the userinit.exe process

The Windows-native userinit.exe process is responsible for logon and start procedures. If activates individually saved settings and network connections for every user registered on the computer. This places the file/process in a central position within the operating system, and for this reason it should not be terminated!

The userint.exe process may cause errors! You should additionally conduct a free scan using simplifast FREE to check whether your system is compromised by active Windows services.

Other system processes, that often cause problems: