What does the Domino.exe file do?
The Domino.exe process is also known as Vimicro and is a part of Domino or, as the case may be, BIGDOG. This software is produced by Vimicro (www.vimicro.com). An obsolete or defective version of Domino.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Vimicro has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Vimicro 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)
- Domino.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Domino.exe. Read of address 00000000.
Free PC Check
Scan your computer today at no charge with the Windows Repair Tool. This tool helps repair Windows and helps it run faster.
What you should know about Domino.exe Vimicro
Domino.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Domino.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
The file size is 49,152 bytes.
The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This Domino.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual Domino.exe can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. For this reason, 50% 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 Domino.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 Domino?
|Domino.exe is no threat to your pc and is run by a variety of rip off (eg, state that they are a brand they are not) web cams. It runs in the background to aid the web cam. |
|It loads web-cam (Vimicro) driver into memory. So it is needed for webcam to function |
|piranha or a4tech webcam utility |
|Belongs to VimicroCam |
|Well, as for me.. it makes the loading of my desktop much slower.. so I recommend that you just remove it from its source folder... C:WINDOWS\Domino.EXE |
Summary: 23 users judge Domino.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 11 users consider it harmless. However, 6 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 5 users have already deleted Domino.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Domino or BIGDOG
To remove Vimicro 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 Domino or BIGDOG in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Domino.exe (Vimicro) 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 Vimicro. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Vimicro 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 Domino.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.