What does the DUMeter.exe file do?
The DUMeter.exe process is also known as DU Meter Monitor and is a part of DU Meter. This software is produced by Hagel Technologies (www.hageltech.com). An obsolete or defective version of DUMeter.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- DU Meter Monitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- DU Meter Monitor 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)
- DUMeter.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module DUMeter.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about DUMeter.exe DU Meter Monitor
DUMeter.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. DUMeter.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,832,448 bytes (30% of all these files), 2,325,976 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run, MACHINE\Run). DUMeter.exe is capable of record keystrokes, monitor other applications, modify other Windows tasks as well as send data out to the Internet. For this reason, 29% 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 DUMeter.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 DUMeter?
|It's an Internet Activity Monitor (further information...) |
|provides an accurate account of the data which is flowing through your computer's network connection at any given moment. This readout is presented in both numerical and graphical format (further information...) |
|it monitors bandwidth (further information...) |
|netwok monitoring tool (and a good one) (further information...) |
|Band Width monitor |
Summary: 8 users judge DUMeter.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall DU Meter
To remove DU Meter Monitor 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 DU Meter in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if DUMeter.exe (DU Meter Monitor) 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 DU Meter Monitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DU Meter Monitor 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 DUMeter.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.