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What does the NMIndexStoreSvr.exe file do?

The NMIndexStoreSvr.exe process is also known as Nero Home and is a part of Nero 8 or, as the case may be, Nero 7 Ultra Edition. This software is produced by Nero AG (nero.com). An obsolete or defective version of NMIndexStoreSvr.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 NMIndexStoreSvr.exe Nero Home

NMIndexStoreSvr.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file NMIndexStoreSvr.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,828,136 bytes (18% of all these files), 1,213,736 bytes as well as 14 other variants.
The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. NMIndexStoreSvr.exe contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. For this reason, 15% 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 NMIndexStoreSvr.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 NMIndexStoreSvr?

Unusefull, eats too much memory for background service. Don't know how to disable from start-up (no in registry, no in services).
alex
Nero program - hidden start via other nero programs - I'm not however sure what the program does or why it should start automatically (further information...)
lord_demion
Part of Nero Scout, a component of Nero 7. To disable it, go into My Computer, Right click on "Nero Scout" (listed under "Other" if you sort the icons into groups), select "Options" and uncheck the Enable box in the top left corner. Nero Scout is not a very handy utility, I see no point in using it, especially since it hogs so much memory and, particularly, CPU.
Brad Christensen
I think it's used by Nero Scout and yes it eats too much memory for background service. You can reduce the memory it eats by disable or deinstall Nero Scout. In the lib folder of ahead open the NeroScoutOptions.exe and disable it or look here (further information...)
shan
Use msconfig and disable nmbgmonitor.exe in the startup processes
TechSquad

Summary: 9 users judge NMIndexStoreSvr.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 5 users consider it harmless. However, 13 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 4 users have already deleted NMIndexStoreSvr.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall Nero 8 or Nero 7 Ultra Edition

NMIndexStoreSvr.exe  Nero Home fix

To remove Nero Home from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Nero 8 or Nero 7 Ultra Edition in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if NMIndexStoreSvr.exe (Nero Home) 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 Nero Home. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Nero Home 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 NMIndexStoreSvr.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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