What does the Bubble.exe file do?
The Bubble.exe process is also known as Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages and is a part of Windows SteadyState - Bubble Messages. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of Bubble.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages 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)
- Bubble.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Bubble.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Bubble.exe Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages
Bubble.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Bubble.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 182,288 bytes.
This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). For this reason, 42% 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 Bubble.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 Bubble?
|bubble.exe is part of SteadyState - Bubble Messages from Microsoft. Allows notification messages to appear on a computer managed by Windows SteadyState. |
Summary: One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Windows SteadyState - Bubble Messages
To remove Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages 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 Windows SteadyState - Bubble Messages in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if Bubble.exe (Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages) 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 Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Windows SteadyState Bubble Messages 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 Bubble.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.