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What’s RescueTimeInstaller_X.exe (RescueTime Installer )? Is it safe or a virus?

The RescueTimeInstaller_X.exe is an executable file created by RescueTime, Inc. with the app description "RescueTime Installer."

This file is used to install the RescueTime application on a user's computer. RescueTime is a time management tool that helps users monitor and analyze their digital behavior to improve productivity. The Installer file ensures that the application is properly installed and configured on the user's system, allowing them to take advantage of its features. It may also include additional components or updates necessary for the proper functioning of the RescueTime application.

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Who makes RescueTimeInstaller_X.exe (RescueTime Installer )?

We’ve found RescueTime, Inc. should be the publisher of RescueTimeInstaller_X.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: April 10, 2024

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