What does the MicTray64.exe file do?
The MicTray64.exe process is also known as mic tray icon or, as the case may be, MicTray and is a part of unknown. This software is produced by Conexant (www.conexant.com). An obsolete or defective version of MicTray64.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- mic tray icon has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- mic tray icon 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)
- MicTray64.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module MicTray64.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about MicTray64.exe mic tray icon
MicTray64.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. MicTray64.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,719,832 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 2,719,320 bytes.
The MicTray64 file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The MicTray64 file is not part of the Windows operating system. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. MicTray64.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. 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 MicTray64.exe file has a 36% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 2,758,232 bytes. This file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The MicTray64 file is not part of the Windows operating system. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager.
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 MicTray64.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 MicTray64?
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 unknown
To remove mic tray icon 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 MicTray64.exe (mic tray icon) 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 mic tray icon. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for mic tray icon 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 MicTray64.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.
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