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What does the PlexScriptHost.exe file do?

The PlexScriptHost.exe process is also known as Python or, as the case may be, Plex Media Server and is a part of Plex Media Server. This software is produced by Python Software Foundation (www.python.org) or, as the case may be, Plex. An obsolete or defective version of PlexScriptHost.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 PlexScriptHost.exe Python

PlexScriptHost.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. PlexScriptHost.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 34,952 bytes (75% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 33,928 bytes.
To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This PlexScriptHost program can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. The PlexScriptHost file is not part of the Windows operating system. 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 PlexScriptHost.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 PlexScriptHost?

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 Plex Media Server

PlexScriptHost.exe Python fix

To remove Python 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 Plex Media Server in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if PlexScriptHost.exe (Python) 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 Python. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Python 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 PlexScriptHost.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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