What does the digstream.exe file do?
The digstream.exe process is also known as DIGStream Cache Manager and is a part of DIGStream Cache Manager or, as the case may be, Verizon FiOS Media Manager. This software is produced by Walt Disney Internet Group (corporate.disney.go.com/wdig). An obsolete or defective version of digstream.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- DIGStream Cache Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- DIGStream Cache Manager 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)
- digstream.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module digstream.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about digstream.exe DIGStream Cache Manager
digstream.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file digstream.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" (mostly C:\Program Files\DIGStream\).
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 282,624 bytes (52% of all these files), 278,528 bytes, 188,416 bytes or, as the case may be, 237,568 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The digstream file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. For this reason, 64% 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 digstream.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 digstream?
|Background process that downloads video for ESPN.com |
|ESPN Motion Background Program |
|ESPN/Disney Video Player |
|DIGStream Cache Manager |
|After a message that digstream.exe was corrupt, got hard drive boot problems. (further information...) |
Summary: 11 users judge digstream.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, 10 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 6 users have already deleted digstream.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall DIGStream Cache Manager or Verizon FiOS Media Manager
To remove DIGStream Cache Manager 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 DIGStream Cache Manager or Verizon FiOS Media Manager in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if digstream.exe (DIGStream Cache Manager) 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 DIGStream Cache Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DIGStream Cache Manager 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 digstream.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.