What is takeown.exe?

The default location of the process takeown exe is <SYSTEMROOT>:\Windows\ winsxs\amd64_microsoft-windows-wpd-portabledeviceapi_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_a6f5b7ed05baf6d4\. The file size in Windows XP and Vista is 77824 bytes, and 1061885 bytes in Windows 7/8. The version ID is 6.1.7600.16385, when your computer is infected by malware Jiangmin KV2008, the version number will be changed. As a result, when you try to open StudiVZ in your notebook, you will receive error code 0x0055(The local device name is already in use. ).

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File takeown analysis:

EXE takeown was firstly published at 7/13/2009 5:21:47 PM, since then, a total of 1061885 computer users request for solutions for takeown.exe error, said, an expert from BullGuard Antivirus 12 project office in the Papua New Guinea.

Error in takeown can bring takeown .exe high CPU usage, taskkill appcrash, d3dx9_43.dll free download is missing from Portal 2 and vga driver corruption.

The cause of takeown error can contain ActiveX Program:Win32/AdsAlert, Keylogger Jiangmin KV2008, Mozilla updates, outdated device Portable Device Connection API Components and Trojan proxy TrojanDropper:Win32/Daoh.

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