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What’s CheatEngine75.exe (Cheat Engine Setup )? Is it safe or a virus?

The file CheatEngine75.exe is associated with the Cheat Engine software, which is a popular open-source memory scanner and debugger used for cheating in games.

This particular version, CheatEngine75, may offer additional features or updates to the software. Cheat Engine allows users to modify the behavior of games to gain an advantage or enable cheats, by manipulating the game's memory and values.

It can be used to alter in-game variables such as health, ammunition, or currency. However, it's important to note that using Cheat Engine in online games or in violation of the game's terms of service may result in penalties or bans.

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Who makes CheatEngine75.exe (Cheat Engine Setup )?

We’ve found Cheat Engine EZ should be the publisher of CheatEngine75.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: March 8, 2024

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