cw.exe is a Spyware.ChatWatch. cw.exe monitors user Internet activity and private information. It sends stolen data to a hacker site. Related files: cw.exe ccrpTmr6.dll PolarZIPLight.dll Richtx32.ocx Adds the value: "cwatch" = "\cw.exe" to the Windows startup registry keys. More info: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avc... Removal: Kill cw.exe process and remove cw.exe from Windows startup using antivirus (also check How To Remove section)Startup Optimizer.