What does the arpwrmsg.exe file do?
The arpwrmsg.exe process is also known as ARPowerMessage Application and is a part of ARPowerMsg Application. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of arpwrmsg.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ARPowerMessage Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ARPowerMessage Application has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- arpwrmsg.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module arpwrmsg.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about arpwrmsg.exe ARPowerMessage Application
arpwrmsg.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file arpwrmsg.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 77,312 bytes (99% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 96,256 bytes.
It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The original file by Microsoft is digitally signed. So please check the file on your computer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. For this reason, 22% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves arpwrmsg.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about arpwrmsg?
|Per HP, AlwaysReady Power Message broadcast application. Do not prevent from starting. |
|arpwrmsg.exe is a process belonging to HP and Compaq computers. A program that supports the ARPowerMessage application known as arpwrmsg.exe is a procedure belonging to HP and Compaq CPUs. Related to HP and Compaq Desktop PCs, the process filename arpwrmsg.exe belongs to the software ARPowerMsg Application by Microsoft. |
Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall ARPowerMsg Application
To remove ARPowerMessage Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for ARPowerMsg Application in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if arpwrmsg.exe (ARPowerMessage Application) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ARPowerMessage Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ARPowerMessage Application or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or arpwrmsg.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.