What does the NotifyPhoneBook.exe file do?
There is no reliable information about the producer of the "NotifyPhoneBook.exe" process. An obsolete or defective version of NotifyPhoneBook.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- NotifyPhoneBook.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- NotifyPhoneBook.exe 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)
- NotifyPhoneBook.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module NotifyPhoneBook.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about NotifyPhoneBook.exe NotifyPhoneBook.exe
NotifyPhoneBook.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file NotifyPhoneBook.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
The file size is 81,920 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. This file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The NotifyPhoneBook file is not part of the Windows operating system. NotifyPhoneBook.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 72% 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 NotifyPhoneBook.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 NotifyPhoneBook?
|USB Modem related |
|I just did an FDISK then a fresh instal of Windows XP home edition, installed AVG antivirus then ADSL broadband then Spybot S/D! On my clean instal Spybot immediately quarantined that pest the moment Spybot finished loading on my clean system. the only possible source is WinXP or the ADSL modem software. i never went online except to update AVG and Spybot. |
|part of the A360 modem driver set |
|ADSL Modem provided by Belgacom/ Belgium |
|this processus can be stop without any problem |
|It never showed up in Task Manager before so I figure it's not essential. Couldn't delete it so I renamed it temporarily, then rebooted and deleted it. |
Summary: 3 users judge NotifyPhoneBook.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted NotifyPhoneBook.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove NotifyPhoneBook.exe 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 unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if NotifyPhoneBook.exe (NotifyPhoneBook.exe) 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 NotifyPhoneBook.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for NotifyPhoneBook.exe 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 NotifyPhoneBook.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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