What does the Main.exe file do?
The Main.exe process is also known as BoostSpeed or, as the case may be, Razer Game Booster and is a part of Auslogics BoostSpeed (Version 10) or, as the case may be, WebZen mu main. This software is produced by Auslogics (www.auslogics.com) or, as the case may be, WebZen (www.webzen.com). An obsolete or defective version of Main.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- BoostSpeed has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- BoostSpeed 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)
- Main.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Main.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Main.exe BoostSpeed
Main.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file Main.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,195,712 bytes (20% of all these files), 4,273,736 bytes as well as 7 other variants.
It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Main.exe is capable of record keystrokes, monitor other applications as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 32% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A Main.exe file has a 52% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder. In this case, the file size is usually 13,179,660 bytes. The file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Main.exe is capable of supervise programs as well as record keystrokes.
- A Main.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder. In this case, the file size is usually 1,406,808 bytes. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual The Main file is not part of the Windows operating system. This Main program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar.
- A Main.exe file has a 46% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 13,179,660 bytes.
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 Main.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 Main?
|C:\Arquivos de programas\MuxpServer DarkAge\mx.exe |
|Philips mp3 player device manager |
|It uses 24,616k Memory. I suspend as i never need and od not use Philips products,i have had a Trojan before disguised as main.exe (further information...) |
|This is GoGear SA19xx Device Manager for Philips MP3 player |
|Cisco Secure Desktop - VPN related, uses file C:\Program Files\Cisco\Cisco Secure Desktop\main.exe. In this case it's harmless. Corporate VPN (further information...) |
|main.exe is a file coming from a tor hidden service. By my observations and headbanging for 2 days i found a site for bit coins(http://eligius.st/wiki/index.php/FAQ#Help.21_I.27m_infected_with_a_virus_using_your_service.21) that is arrogantly spreading software, which is using other PCs resources. On my PC it was using about 700mb of memory. Went into the registry found the service BITS (background intelligent transfer service) it is a windows service but i didn't like it anyway. And the creation of main.exe stopped and with it the background usage of my resources. |
Summary: 3 users judge Main.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted Main.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Auslogics BoostSpeed or WebZen mu main
To remove BoostSpeed 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 Auslogics BoostSpeed or WebZen mu main in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Main.exe (BoostSpeed) 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 BoostSpeed. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for BoostSpeed 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 Main.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.