What does the ramaint.exe file do?
The ramaint.exe process is also known as LogMeIn Maintenance Service and is a part of LogMeIn. This software is produced by LogMeIn (secure.logmein.com) or, as the case may be, ScriptLogic (www.scriptlogic.com). An obsolete or defective version of ramaint.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- LogMeIn Maintenance service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LogMeIn Maintenance 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)
- ramaint.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ramaint.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ramaint.exe LogMeIn Maintenance service
ramaint.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ramaint.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 116,032 bytes (35% of all these files), 147,336 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
This ramaint.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. Ramaint.exe is capable of log keyboard entries, hide itself from other programs as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 20% 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 ramaint.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 ramaint?
|Safe if you know you have it ! - remote control software like gotomypc.com or pcanywhere. (further information...) |
|It is used for remote control software. If you think that you never downloaded that software it could be harmful as someone else might be using and controlling your PC. (further information...) |
|Safe, FREE (or pay) utility that allows you to remotely control your PC from any web browser - just be sure you or your IT support team asked for it to be loaded (further information...) |
|Itīs a LogMeIn Maintenance Service |
|part of desktop authority which can control any aspect of your computer |
Summary: 8 users judge ramaint.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall LogMeIn
To remove LogMeIn Maintenance service 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 LogMeIn in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ramaint.exe (LogMeIn Maintenance 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 LogMeIn Maintenance service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LogMeIn Maintenance 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 ramaint.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.