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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:

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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. The file size is 155,648 bytes.
The program appears as a window on the desktop. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). NeroCheck.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. NeroCheck.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 22% 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 2% 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 570,664 bytes (60% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 155,648 bytes. The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. The NeroCheck file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. 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?

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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.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Ahead Software Gmbh NeroCheck or Nero AG NeroCheck in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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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.

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