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Process name: Launcher.exe

Product: Launcher.exe

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File: Launcher.exe

Launcher.exe is associated with many different applications. It is a common name that developers assign to installation and startup programs. There are also several high profile software companies that have released programs with this name.www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/launcher.exe.html 
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Average user rating of Launcher.exe: based on 33 votes. Read also the 31 reviews.

  • 1124 users ask for this file. 16 users rated it as not dangerous. 5 users rated it as not so dangerous. 6 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 4 users rated it as dangerous. 6 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about Launcher.exe:
UltraWipe is an advanced Windows utility from www.RedStrike.com, that enables complete removal of sensitive data from the hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns while recovering disk space. UltraWipe protects the userís privacy on the system and the Internet by automatically cleaning up the browser's cache, cookies, history, recent document list, free space, DRAM and much more! MrJones
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It's a file associated with RedStrike UltraWipe JFRC
Webshots desktop icon to automatically change your dektop, calendar, screensaver, etc. Webshots is a nifty, harmless program.  See also: Link Paul
If the file is here C:\Program Files\Webshots then its for WebShots a screen saver and wallpaper changer  See also: Link aussiebattler
launcher for webshots desktop application  See also: Link Stefano
This is a spyware that records keystrokes mouse activity Katch Anra
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Webshots is actually a pretty cool program, if you like such things. Never had a problem with it. FlamencoMan
Launcher.exe is used by SonyEricsson PC Suite Smigle
It always tries to install itself when I open Webshots, one of my security programs says its spyware, I refuse install because if you don't want Webshots to automatically change your wallpaper, or use the calender it's not needed. It's lack doesn't affect the screensaver which is all I use. Any file I don't need that has even just the potential to cause problems...why should I have that. Webshots is very cool and I doubt they misuse it, but even if they do I don't care cause I don't have it. Peter Jaxon
This is used in the Centra Symposium, it is also used for World of Warcraft. But, an exe can be named anything, if you have one of the two running It is no spyware risk.  See also: Link warez
If the file is in C:\Program Files\Protector Suite QL\launcher.exe, it is a component of Protector Suite QL, a fingerprint reader. W123789
Associated with Redstrike Ultrawipe as a tray icon to launch features of the program. Newbie Brad
contains keylogger detects mouse movement antivirus
launcher.exe is also used in some scanner programs such as the Epson Perfection 4180 Photo. Major
Launcher.exe is located in \ProgramFiles\CommonFiles\Java and runs as part of the Java update process. If you've received one of those "update available" messages about Java, and agreed to download and install the update, the Launcher.exe app shouldn't be considered dangerous. If you're not updating Java, I guess you need to look at some of these other possibilities. DDS
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There are different "laucher.exe" as noted in all the responses. I had two, one from SoftThinks, and another in my Java file. The one description for the one that came up on my System Start Up utility in Spybot may've been associated with either of these, but the description offered indicated DownloadWare which is not on my system. Therefore the red flagging of this item and registry key wasn't relevent flagging. In otherwords in my case, false alarm.  See also: Link brasileirismo
It is installed on my laptop and caught by sysem mechanic 7 who has blocked it sayng it is part of spyware and the file is dangerous!  See also: Link Elizabeth Bresette
World or Warcraft uses this exe for the pre-load screen. Ralpharama
a snapshot of your computer utilized to send error message to microsoft
Its a silkroad online bot called sroking  See also: Link toxingting
I have never had any problems with it. It only became noticeable when I edited my startup processes and saw it. Nothing has come up since this, nor has anything of ill intent been associated with the file. I had not downloaded any of the mentioned applications that generates this file, so I honestly have no clue where it's from. It's not in any of my programs' core files, so it's definitely not necessary to run anything other than itself. I may look into it and remove it later if it's proven to be malignant. JH
In hp preloaded software systems it could be a recovery disk launcher i would disable until needed until further investigation if you own a Hp.  See also: Link Ariel
its slows ur computer down richard baker
I don't think Uniblue's RegistryBooster uses this process, can check for more details about this software at the following location here.  See also: Link Mario
Believe it came from ---"Warcraft/Rein of Chaos" game disc. install/play ~~~~. Ralpharama---Your're right...... JonJon
it has been slowing my computer and messinf with my regedit brandon houk
gta 5
Launcher.exe is a name used by SEGA for its games, especially their configure panel James

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