What does the NCLAUNCH.EXe file do?
The NCLAUNCH.EXe process is also known as NCLaunch and is a part of Northcode NCLaunch or, as the case may be, Northern Codeworks NCLaunch. This software is produced by Northcode (www.northcode.com) or, as the case may be, Northern Codeworks. An obsolete or defective version of NCLAUNCH.EXe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- NCLaunch has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- NCLaunch 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)
- NCLAUNCH.EXe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module NCLAUNCH.EXe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about NCLAUNCH.EXe NCLaunch
NCLAUNCH.EXe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. NCLAUNCH.EXe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 40,960 bytes (80% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 122,880 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The NCLAUNCH file is not part of the Windows operating system. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). For this reason, 61% 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 NCLAUNCH.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 NCLAUNCH?
|Screen Saver Application with Wallpapers |
|It's from a self extracting screensaver file - Flash animation |
|Screen saver ZDF |
|not help full tome |
| Screen saver WDR |
Summary: 14 users judge NCLAUNCH.EXe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted NCLAUNCH.EXe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Northcode NCLaunch or Northern Codeworks NCLaunch
To remove NCLaunch 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 Northcode NCLaunch or Northern Codeworks NCLaunch in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if NCLAUNCH.EXe (NCLaunch) 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 NCLaunch. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NCLaunch 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 NCLAUNCH.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.