What does the GWMDMpi.exe file do?
The GWMDMpi process did not contain any information about the producer. An obsolete or defective version of GWMDMpi.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- GWMDMpi.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- GWMDMpi.exe 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)
- GWMDMpi.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module GWMDMpi.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about GWMDMpi.exe GWMDMpi.exe
GWMDMpi.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file GWMDMpi.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 53,248 bytes (75% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 40,960 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 47% 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 GWMDMpi.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 GWMDMpi?
|This is for the Gateway modem |
|gwmdmpi.exe is a process which run a patch from Gateway. Fixes a modem related problem with Windows XP on Gateway laptops. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated |
|At startup this file disables my security system on windows XP sp2. |
Summary: 3 users judge GWMDMpi.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove GWMDMpi.exe 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if GWMDMpi.exe (GWMDMpi.exe) 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 GWMDMpi.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for GWMDMpi.exe 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 GWMDMpi.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.