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What does the PNXKERNL.exe file do?

The PNXKERNL.exe process is also known as PNXKERNL.Exe and is a part of Maple Mastery I. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of PNXKERNL.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 PNXKERNL.exe PNXKERNL.Exe

PNXKERNL.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. PNXKERNL.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 135,168 bytes (50% of all these files), 209,002 bytes or, as the case may be, 577,667 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. 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 PNXKERNL.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 PNXKERNL?

PNXKERNL.Exe is corrupted
It isn't spyware, it is the conversion kernel that processes jobs placed in the job queue, and it also monitors watch folders. It shouldn't get to 100% CPU utilization, something may be wrong with your installation. Try going to [FONT=Courier New]C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Grass Valley\ProCoder 3\Nexus[/FONT] and see if there are any files underneath the [FONT=Courier New]Jobs[/FONT] folder -- if so, delete them. You can also use the Procoder Queue Manager to disable the automatic startup of the conversion kernel using a checkmark in the Tools menu.
it is a Pro Coder file and it no malware. Go to C:\Documents and settings\all users\application data\Grass Valley\ProCoder3\Nexus\Jobs and if there are any files delete them
Naff Kaza
You can disable it on windows startup by going to Canopus job manager, tools and uncheck "Start Kernel with Windows"

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How to uninstall Maple Mastery I


To remove PNXKERNL.Exe 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 Maple Mastery I in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

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