What does the GWMDMMSG.exe file do?
The GWMDMMSG.exe process is also known as Modem Messaging Applet and is a part of GTW Modem Messaging Applet. This software is produced by GTW (www.gateway.com). An obsolete or defective version of GWMDMMSG.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Modem Messaging Applet has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Modem Messaging Applet 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)
- GWMDMMSG.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module GWMDMMSG.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about GWMDMMSG.exe Modem Messaging Applet
GWMDMMSG.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file GWMDMMSG.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 90,112 bytes (68% of all these files), 65,536 bytes or, as the case may be, 101,615 bytes.
When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This GWMDMMSG program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. For this reason, 34% 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 GWMDMMSG.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 GWMDMMSG?
|gwmdmmsg.exe is part of GTW modem messaging applet by GTW. Goes with internal modems on Gateway and vprMatrix PCs. |
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall GTW Modem Messaging Applet
To remove Modem Messaging Applet 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 GTW Modem Messaging Applet in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if GWMDMMSG.exe (Modem Messaging Applet) 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 Modem Messaging Applet. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Modem Messaging Applet 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 GWMDMMSG.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.