Should I block it?

60% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization


Default Manager by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove DefMgr.exe
MD5:   a64a7505a7bba0c54e87e5596c40e2ce
SHA1:   345a0ffdcec214616cacc27aeaa6c232916ed6bf
SHA256:   61e2267ec32142506898d872f519cdb11a77998ece552b8eedd6c750f32f1936


defmgr.exe is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine). The file is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation. This particular version is usually found on Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072).


File name:defmgr.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corp.
Product name:Default Manager
Description:Microsoft Default Manager
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\microsoft\search enhancement pack\default manager\defmgr.exe
File version:
Size:227.84 KB (233,304 bytes)
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Effective date:Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Expiration date:Friday, January 22, 2010
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Microsoft Default Manager' → "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Search Enhancement Pack\Default Manager\DefMgr.exe" -resume

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows Vista Home Premium 100.00%
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