What does the nost_LM.exe file do?
The nost_LM.exe process is also known as Loadout Manager and is a part of Nostromo Array Programming Software. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of nost_LM.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Loadout Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Loadout Manager 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)
- nost_LM.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module nost_LM.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about nost_LM.exe Loadout Manager
nost_LM.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file nost_LM.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 454,656 bytes (60% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 442,368 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. This nost_LM program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. Nost_LM.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 40% 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 nost_LM.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 nost_LM?
|Belkin Nostromo n52 Speedpad Programming File (further information...) |
|Keeps your Nostromo Controller's keys working |
|Input device used mainly for gaming |
|Gaming Keyboard Software. |
|Profile loader for Belkin Nostromo keypad. |
Summary: 12 users judge nost_LM.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Nostromo Array Programming Software
To remove Loadout Manager 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 Nostromo Array Programming Software in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if nost_LM.exe (Loadout Manager) 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 Loadout Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Loadout Manager 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 nost_LM.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.