What does the NeroCheck.exe file do?
The NeroCheck.exe process is also known as NeroCheck and is a part of Ahead Software Gmbh NeroCheck or, as the case may be, Nero AG NeroCheck. This software is produced by Ahead Software Gmbh (www.nero.com) or, as the case may be, Nero AG (nero.com). An obsolete or defective version of NeroCheck.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- NeroCheck has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- NeroCheck 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)
- NeroCheck.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module NeroCheck.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about NeroCheck.exe NeroCheck
NeroCheck.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. NeroCheck.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 155,648 bytes (99% of all these files), 229,376 bytes or, as the case may be, 27,664 bytes.
This particular software is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. The application is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. NeroCheck.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 21% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A NeroCheck.exe file has a 3% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". In this case, the file size is usually 153,136 bytes (34% of all these files), 155,648 bytes as well as 4 other variants. This NeroCheck program is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. This NeroCheck.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. NeroCheck.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes.
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 NeroCheck.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 NeroCheck?
|Nero - Burning Rom, looks for known driver conflicts with our Nero software. |
|Can safely be removed if your Nero works. |
|Nero Check, you can remove it from BOOT (further information...) |
Summary: 43 users judge NeroCheck.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 5 users consider it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 15 users have already deleted NeroCheck.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Ahead Software Gmbh NeroCheck or Nero AG NeroCheck
To remove NeroCheck 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 Ahead Software Gmbh NeroCheck or Nero AG NeroCheck in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if NeroCheck.exe (NeroCheck) 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 NeroCheck. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NeroCheck 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 NeroCheck.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.