What is the NalExpEx.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The NalExpEx.dll process is also known as ZENworks Application Explorer Execution Hook or, as the case may be, ZENworks for Desktops Management Agent and is a part of ZENworks Application Explorer or, as the case may be, ZENworks for Desktops Management. This software is produced by Novell (www.novell.com). An obsolete or defective version of NalExpEx.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- NalExpEx.dll has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- NalExpEx.dll 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)
- NalExpEx.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module NalExpEx.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about NalExpEx.dll NalExpEx.dll
NalExpEx.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file NalExpEx.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or, as the case may be, on C:\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 131,072 bytes (77% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 118,784 bytes.
This special DLL file automatically starts as soon as you start a program. DLL stands for dynamic link library. It contains additional functions that may be called upon from time to time. The DLL could be used to analyze when you execute a given program. This file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The service has no characteristics or description of its own. This is unusual. That process is able to scan all programs running on the computer. NalExpEx.dll was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. NalExpEx.dll is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 75% 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 NalExpEx.dll. 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 NalExpEx?
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Summary: One user judges NalExpEx.dll to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall ZENworks Application Explorer or ZENworks for Desktops Management
To remove NalExpEx.dll from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for ZENworks Application Explorer or ZENworks for Desktops Management in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if NalExpEx.dll (NalExpEx.dll) 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 NalExpEx.dll. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NalExpEx.dll 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 NalExpEx.dll 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.