What does the redis-server.exe file do?
The redis-server.exe process is also known as Network Monitor (Version 1.0.00002, 1.3.00085) or, as the case may be, Redis on Windows and is a part of Network Monitor or, as the case may be, Redis. This software is produced by Spiceworks (www.spiceworks.com) or, as the case may be, MSOpenTech. An obsolete or defective version of redis-server.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Network Monitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Network Monitor 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)
- redis-server.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module redis-server.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about redis-server.exe Network Monitor
redis-server.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file redis-server.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,201,152 bytes (50% of all these files), 1,393,152 bytes or, as the case may be, 285,696 bytes.
This redis-server.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel For this reason, 35% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A redis-server.exe file has a 72% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 1,419,776 bytes. Redis-server.exe does not supply any version information or other description. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This redis-server program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet.
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 redis-server.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 redis-server?
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 Network Monitor or Redis
To remove Network Monitor 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 Network Monitor or Redis in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if redis-server.exe (Network Monitor) 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 Network Monitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Network Monitor 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 redis-server.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.