What does the CorsairLink4.Service.exe file do?
The CorsairLink4.Service.exe process is also known as Corsair LINK (Version 4 Service) or, as the case may be, CorsairLink4.Service and is a part of CorsairLink4.Service or, as the case may be, Corsair Link (Version 4). This software is produced by Corsair Components. An obsolete or defective version of CorsairLink4.Service.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Corsair LINK has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Corsair LINK 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)
- CorsairLink4.Service.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CorsairLink4.Service.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CorsairLink4.Service.exe Corsair LINK
CorsairLink4.Service.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CorsairLink4.Service.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 82,096 bytes (33% of all these files), 86,224 bytes, 32,976 bytes or, as the case may be, 83,152 bytes.
It is the CLink4Service service: Corsair Link 4 Device Monitoring Service.
You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. The CorsairLink4 file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). For this reason, 22% 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 CorsairLink4.Service.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 CorsairLink4?
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 CorsairLink4.Service or Corsair Link
To remove Corsair LINK from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate CorsairLink4.Service or Corsair Link in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CorsairLink4.Service.exe (Corsair LINK) 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 Corsair LINK. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Corsair LINK 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 CorsairLink4.Service.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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