What does the PDFsam Manager.exe file do?
The PDFsam Manager.exe process is also known as Messenger service and is a part of Messenger. This software is produced by ANDREA VACONDIO. An obsolete or defective version of PDFsam Manager.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Messenger service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Messenger service 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)
- PDFsam Manager.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module PDFsam Manager.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about PDFsam Manager.exe Messenger service
PDFsam Manager.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. PDFsam Manager.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 1,050,224 bytes.
This PDFsam Manager program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. PDFsam Manager.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 56% 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 PDFsam Manager.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 PDFsam Manager?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Messenger
To remove Messenger service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Messenger in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if PDFsam Manager.exe (Messenger service) 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 Messenger service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Messenger service 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 PDFsam Manager.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.