What is cat.exe file
cat.exe is a part of kitty.exe that is regarded as a potentially unwanted program found within the fake program downloads like games, videos and so on. So, user might have to face various issues while working on the PC.
cat.exe can be found under ‘c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\kitty\’ and modifies the registry settings and overrides your PC security system hence you may not able to detect this malicious file.
After that, this program can initiate lots of potentially harmful programs to run within the background. It also installs other adware and PUPs that silently alters the content of Web pages and search results, and shows enormous invasive advertisements that could affects your PC performance. cat.exe corrupts the registry files so badly that system process will be highly damaged and degrade the CPU performance. If you are a victim of this threat, then immediately download the automatic removal tool to get rid of it.
And thus if you your antivirus have warned about cat.exe then you must check that if it is from any verified owner or not. Follow the removal instructions to remove cat.exe from your PC.
File description of cat.exe
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What damages can be caused due to cat.exe
Error messages thrown by cat.exe
- cat.exe has stopped working
- cat.exe has stopped working.
- End Program – cat.exe . This program is not responding.
- cat.exe – Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly ( 0x00014DDE ). Click OK to terminate the application.
- 0x00014DDE – ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND
Safe or malicious
If you choose to keep this file you must ensure that the files is from valid issuer because many virus maker mimics the name of cat.exe to distribute several executable threats. In this way, your computer can get infected and surprising you may not be aware of.
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How to uninstall cat.exe manually from Add/Remove programs
- Close down the program and all related processes associated with cat.exe by opening Task Manager with Ctrl+Alt+Delete.
- Click on Start menu and then Go to Control Panel
- Click on Program and features then uninstall program list will appear
- Choose the Program from the list and click on Uninstall.
Many users have tried uninstalling cat.exe from the PC, but it may not able to uninstall it completely and shows some errors as above. These files regenerate itself if its registries and Sub keys not been removed permanently. Thus you need a block this file permanently which only can be done through Automatic driver tool.
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- Close all associated files, folders and processes.
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