What does the browsemngr.exe file do?
The browsemngr.exe process is also known as Application Manager or, as the case may be, Browser Manager and is a part of Browser Manager or, as the case may be, Application Manager. This software is produced by PerformerSoft or, as the case may be, Bit89. An obsolete or defective version of browsemngr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Application Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Application Manager 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)
- browsemngr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module browsemngr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about browsemngr.exe Application Manager
browsemngr.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file browsemngr.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,312,216 bytes (38% of all these files), 3,085,264 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The browsemngr file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Browsemngr.exe is capable of supervise programs as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 36% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A browsemngr.exe file has a 36% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 2,561,488 bytes (28% of all these files), 2,569,168 bytes, 1,701,400 bytes, 3,085,264 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,201,112 bytes. This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This browsemngr.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. Browsemngr.exe is capable of supervise programs as well as record keystrokes.
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 browsemngr.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 browsemngr?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Browser Manager or Application Manager
To remove Application Manager from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Browser Manager or Application Manager in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if browsemngr.exe (Application Manager) 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 Application Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Application Manager 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 browsemngr.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.