What does the regshave.exe file do?
The regshave.exe process is also known as Shaving Registry and is a part of Registry Shaver. This software is produced by FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD (home.fujifilm.com). An obsolete or defective version of regshave.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Shaving Registry has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Shaving Registry 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)
- regshave.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module regshave.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about regshave.exe Shaving Registry
regshave.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Regshave.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 53,248 bytes.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It is no part of Microsoft Windows. regshave.exe appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files. For this reason, 22% 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 regshave.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 regshave?
|this comes with the fuji film digital cameras usb driver pack |
|part of Fuji digital camera software |
|USB Driver for Fuji Cameras (further information...) |
|Registry Shaver task installed when you install the software for Fuji Finepix digital cameras. At the time of writing we have no idea as to what REGSHAVE actually does. OK to disable. |
|File regshave.exe is a utility used when uninstalling the USB driver for Fuji digital cameras, to clean up some registry entries of software from Fuji. The file is located in "C:\Program Files\RegShave\". |
Helping You Out
Summary: 16 users judge regshave.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted regshave.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Registry Shaver
To remove Shaving Registry 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 Registry Shaver in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if regshave.exe (Shaving Registry) 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 Shaving Registry. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Shaving Registry 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 regshave.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.