How to get rid of the cltmngui VirusSometimes the cltmngui file may cloak a virus, e.g. Kaspersky found not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.azm or, as the case may be, not-a-virus:WebToolbar.NSIS.Agent.n, as well as Avast found Win32:Conduit-A [PUP] or, as the case may be, Win32:Conduit-B [PUP]. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with cltmngui.exe
The cltmngui.exe process is also known as Search Protect by Conduit and is a part of Search Protect. This software is produced by Conduit (www.conduit.com) or, as the case may be, Client Connect LTD. An obsolete or defective version of cltmngui.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Search Protect by Conduit has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Search Protect by Conduit 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)
- cltmngui.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module cltmngui.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about cltmngui.exe Search Protect by Conduit
cltmngui.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file cltmngui.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 3,037,472 bytes (16% of all these files), 3,008,800 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The cltmngui file is not part of the Windows operating system. This cltmngui program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Cltmngui.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 26% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find cltmngui.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about cltmngui?
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 Search Protect
To remove Search Protect by Conduit 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 Search Protect in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if cltmngui.exe (Search Protect by Conduit) 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 Search Protect by Conduit. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Search Protect by Conduit 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 cltmngui.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.