What does the cmcnfgu.cpl file do?
The cmcnfgu.cpl process is also known as CmiCnfg DLL and is a part of CmiCnfg Dynamic Link Library. This software is produced by C-Media (www.cmedia.com.tw). An obsolete or defective version of cmcnfgu.cpl can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CmiCnfg DLL has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CmiCnfg DLL 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)
- cmcnfgu.cpl has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module cmcnfgu.cpl. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about cmcnfgu.cpl CmiCnfg DLL
cmcnfgu.cpl is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Cmcnfgu.cpl is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 5,185,536 bytes (28% of all these files), 5,464,064 bytes, 5,341,184 bytes, 5,189,632 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,592,768 bytes.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. This cmcnfgu program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Cmcnfgu.cpl is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 12% 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 cmcnfgu.cpl. 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 cmcnfgu?
|C-Media CmiCnfg Dynamic Link Library. Harmless. |
|file used by C-media USB Sound Card |
|auch terratec headset |
Summary: 2 users judge cmcnfgu.cpl to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall CmiCnfg Dynamic Link Library
To remove CmiCnfg DLL 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 CmiCnfg Dynamic Link Library in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if cmcnfgu.cpl (CmiCnfg DLL) 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 CmiCnfg DLL. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CmiCnfg DLL 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 cmcnfgu.cpl 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.