What does the DiscGui.exe file do?
The DiscGui.exe process is also known as TODO: File description and is a part of DISCover or, as the case may be, DiscGui. This software is produced by Digital Interactive Systems Corporation (www.digitalinteractive.net). An obsolete or defective version of DiscGui.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- DiscGui.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- DiscGui.exe 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)
- DiscGui.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module DiscGui.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about DiscGui.exe DiscGui.exe
DiscGui.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file DiscGui.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 237,568 bytes.
This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The DiscGui file is no part of Microsoft Windows. DiscGui.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 42% 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 DiscGui.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 DiscGui?
| HP GUI for Game Console. I have a most beautiful HP PC. They decide to prostitute themselves with this WILDTANGENT (some say spyware) garbage. It has taken 3 weeks to see where this junk is spread all over this now tainted HP masterpiece. I NEVER ASKED FOR WILD TANGENT!!! |
|Gui/deck for Wildtangent Games. Came Packed with My HP. If you don;t play games take it out. Even just idle its a huge resource HOG. Couple others running very simillar cleverly disgiused as "DISCupdate" Note: always use Standars Add and remove for this Wildtangent game stuff |
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall DISCover or DiscGui
To remove DiscGui.exe 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 DISCover or DiscGui in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if DiscGui.exe (DiscGui.exe) 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 DiscGui.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DiscGui.exe 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 DiscGui.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.