What does the CachemanServ.exe file do?
The CachemanServ.exe process is also known as Cacheman - controls RAM and File Cache and is a part of Cacheman. This software is produced by Outertech (www.outertech.com). An obsolete or defective version of CachemanServ.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Cacheman has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Cacheman 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)
- CachemanServ.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CachemanServ.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CachemanServ.exe Cacheman
CachemanServ.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CachemanServ.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 238,152 bytes (36% of all these files), 210,944 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The CachemanServ file does not supply any version information or other description. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. CachemanServ.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). CachemanServ.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 60% 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 CachemanServ.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 CachemanServ?
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 Cacheman
To remove Cacheman 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 Cacheman in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if CachemanServ.exe (Cacheman) 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 Cacheman. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Cacheman 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 CachemanServ.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.