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- System Process: Yes
- Background Process: Yes
- Application Process:Yes
- Common Path:
C:\ Windows\ System32\ secwiz98.exe
- Uses Network:No
- Uses Internet:No
The file secwiz98.exe comes along with the installation of Windows 98 operating system. Under the said version it has been one of the chief components for the default system security. Since it is a built-in element, the secwiz98.exe process is a safe file and is impossible to pose any threat against the system since it is developed and installed with the system itself.
An individual programmer has developed the secwiz98.exe, but since the process has been proven of a beneficial gain to the systems security, Microsoft Corporation included the secwiz98.exe in its Windows 98 service pack installers. The process secwiz98.exe has been described as the main Security Wizard for the operating system.
Any safekeeping applications to be installed would pass by this file's scrutiny and if found to be compatible to the system, the then installed anti-virus would be incorporated with this process, since the secwiz98.exe file has been designed to be more familiar with the actual version of the platform itself.
Since the secwiz98.exe process only performs a basic security function, it is limited to providing the users with various methods of how access through out all the programs installed in the computer can be restricted. This is because some programs are of fragile configuration and its related documents might end up damaged in the hands of an unauthorized person.
Aside from the program restriction, the secwiz98.exe process also has a power over the configuration and settings facility on the PC. Unauthorized changes will not be applied under the effect of the secwiz98.exe process. Only recognized users or administrators would be able to register recognized changes made with the PC configurations.
All of these features will be commonly available under the administrators account under multiple users setting. The secwiz98.exe file has functions exclusively compatible with the Windows 98 OS version.
Additional secwiz98.exe Info:
Part of: Windows 98 Operating System, Author URL: N/A, File Created by: Chris Farmer
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