What does the ExpressCache.exe file do?
The ExpressCache.exe process is also known as ExpressCache Service and is a part of ExpressCache. This software is produced by Diskeeper (www.diskeeper.com) or, as the case may be, Condusiv Technologies. An obsolete or defective version of ExpressCache.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ExpressCache service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ExpressCache service 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)
- ExpressCache.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ExpressCache.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ExpressCache.exe ExpressCache service
ExpressCache.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ExpressCache.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 79,664 bytes (75% of all these files), 102,224 bytes, 828,656 bytes or, as the case may be, 107,792 bytes.
You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. This ExpressCache program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The ExpressCache file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 9% 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 ExpressCache.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 ExpressCache?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall ExpressCache
To remove ExpressCache service 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 ExpressCache in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ExpressCache.exe (ExpressCache service) 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 ExpressCache service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ExpressCache service 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 ExpressCache.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.