What does the explorer32.exe file do?
The explorer32.exe process is also known as OneClient and is a part of explorer32. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of explorer32.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- OneClient has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- OneClient 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)
- explorer32.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module explorer32.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about explorer32.exe OneClient
explorer32.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file explorer32.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 116,224 bytes (33% of all these files), 118,784 bytes or, as the case may be, 122,880 bytes.
It does not supply any version information or other description. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, Winlogon\Shell). The explorer32 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. This explorer32 program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Explorer32.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 65% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A explorer32.exe file has a 22% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows directory. In this case, the file size is usually 77,824 bytes.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel The explorer32 file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. The application is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run, Winlogon\Shell).
The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft.
explorer32.exe appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files.
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 explorer32.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 explorer32?
|It is part of PC tattletale (a monitoring program) I believe |
Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted explorer32.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall explorer32
To remove OneClient 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 explorer32 in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if explorer32.exe (OneClient) 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 OneClient. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for OneClient 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 explorer32.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.