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What does the Launch.exe file do?

The Launch.exe process is also known as Launcher Application or, as the case may be, usbdevice and is a part of CyberScrub® Privacy Suite or, as the case may be, DeviceManager. This software is produced by CyberScrub (www.cyberscrub.com) or, as the case may be, The TechGuys. An obsolete or defective version of Launch.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 Launch.exe Launcher Application

Launch.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Launch.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 45,192 bytes (35% of all these files), 349,776 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
The Launch file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The file does not supply any version information or other description. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. This Launch program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run, MACHINE\Run, MACHINE\User Shell Folders, User Shell Folders). Launch.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 31% 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 Launch.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 Launch?

Oberon's wrapping application that protects the games and provide a common starting menu
Veg
does not work with Vista
Floyd Watson
remove from lab top can't get games
Deborah Waters
it shuts down your computer once you tell it to end program
ali scott
has Trojan agent 130883
willygood
My PC named it Launch.exe instead of Dr.Web. I don't have other problems with ti though.
Poch Peralta

Summary: 2 users judge Launch.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted Launch.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall CyberScrub® Privacy Suite or DeviceManager

Launch.exe  Launcher Application fix

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

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for CyberScrub® Privacy Suite or DeviceManager in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if Launch.exe (Launcher Application) 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 Launcher Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Launcher Application 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 Launch.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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