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What does the CloneCDTray.exe file do?

The CloneCDTray.exe process is also known as CloneCD Tray and is a part of CloneCD. This software is produced by SlySoft (www.slysoft.com) or, as the case may be, Elaborate Bytes AG (www.elby.ch). An obsolete or defective version of CloneCDTray.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about CloneCDTray.exe CloneCD Tray

CloneCDTray.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CloneCDTray.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 57,344 bytes (83% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 73,728 bytes.
You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. The CloneCDTray file is not part of the Windows operating system. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). For this reason, 19% 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 CloneCDTray.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 CloneCDTray?

part of the clonecd program (a cd copying program) - i dont know, if clonecd keeps working, if you disable it, so i didn't disable it
Hendrik
i diasable it all the time and now it doesn't work anymore
Should be started as a manual application only
P Farley
Disable it, CloneCD keeps working correctly wheen be started from start menu
jjaimevera
part of CloneCD, well-known cd copy application (further information...)
meetoo

Summary: 5 users judge CloneCDTray.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net

How to uninstall CloneCD

To remove CloneCD Tray from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate CloneCD in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if CloneCDTray.exe (CloneCD Tray) 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 CloneCD Tray. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CloneCD Tray 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 CloneCDTray.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.

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