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What does the DvzMsgr.exe file do?

The DvzMsgr.exe process is also known as Documents To Go and is a part of Documents To Go. This software is produced by DataViz (www.dataviz.com). An obsolete or defective version of DvzMsgr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about DvzMsgr.exe Documents To Go

DvzMsgr.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. DvzMsgr.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. The file size is 24,576 bytes.
The DvzMsgr file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The DvzMsgr file is not part of the Windows operating system. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). For this reason, 72% 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 DvzMsgr.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 DvzMsgr?

Installed with Palm Desktop (Documents To Go)
Carsten Sann
DataViz Documents to Go - a tool for hot-sync-ing Word and Excel documents to a PalmOS 5 device (further information...)
Chris Comley
Interfere with Device Manager - kill this process to use DM
Bill Siebert
Is a document manager program that comes with PDA that looks for updates to the application.
Danni Hennigar
Not much, installed with Palm Desktop software
Pork-Chop

Summary: 12 users judge DvzMsgr.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall Documents To Go

To remove Documents To Go from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Documents To Go in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if DvzMsgr.exe (Documents To Go) 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 Documents To Go. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Documents To Go 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 DvzMsgr.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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