What does the MMERefresh.exe file do?
The MMERefresh.exe process is also known as Digidesign MME Binder or, as the case may be, Avid Audio MME Binder and is a part of Avid Pro Tools SE or, as the case may be, Digidesign Pro Tools M-Powered Essential. This software is produced by Avid Technology (www.avid.com) or, as the case may be, Avid, Inc. All rights reserved. An obsolete or defective version of MMERefresh.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Digidesign MME Binder has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Digidesign MME Binder 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)
- MMERefresh.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module MMERefresh.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about MMERefresh.exe Digidesign MME Binder
MMERefresh.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file MMERefresh.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 77,824 bytes (76% of all these files), 81,920 bytes, 117,760 bytes or, as the case may be, 84,992 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. MMERefresh.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This MMERefresh.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). 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 MMERefresh.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 MMERefresh?
|A Digidesign \ Protools process, necessary for communication with Protools hardware. |
|It is part of AVID - video editing software. |
|Relates to your Digidesign Pro Tools, in my case an Mbox2. I believe it is monitoring the Mbox is connection? Unsure though. (further information...) |
|MMERefresh.exe is a process assoiciated with Protools Hard Disk audio software and hardware. It is connected to the audio system in windows to allow it to be used in windows. It is harmless and needed to run Protools. (further information...) |
|Related to Digidesgin Protocols Refreshes your midi ports on the 002(R) (the 002R is a hardware audi |
Summary: 4 users judge MMERefresh.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Avid Pro Tools SE or Digidesign Pro Tools M-Powered Essential
To remove Digidesign MME Binder 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 Avid Pro Tools SE or Digidesign Pro Tools M-Powered Essential in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if MMERefresh.exe (Digidesign MME Binder) 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 Digidesign MME Binder. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Digidesign MME Binder 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 MMERefresh.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.