What does the mf_watch.exe file do?
The mf_watch.exe process is also known as mf_watch.exe and is a part of MediaFire Desktop. This software is produced by MediaFire. An obsolete or defective version of mf_watch.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- mf_watch.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- mf_watch.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)
- mf_watch.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module mf_watch.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about mf_watch.exe mf_watch.exe
mf_watch.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file mf_watch.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 4,025,856 bytes (40% of all these files), 4,003,840 bytes, 3,999,048 bytes, 4,026,368 bytes or, as the case may be, 3,939,656 bytes.
The file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. Mf_watch.exe has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. This mf_watch program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. Mf_watch.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 48% 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 mf_watch.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 mf_watch?
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 MediaFire Desktop
To remove mf_watch.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 MediaFire Desktop in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if mf_watch.exe (mf_watch.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 mf_watch.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for mf_watch.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 mf_watch.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.