What does the RegTool.exe file do?
The RegTool.exe process is also known as RegTool MFC Application and is a part of Classic Client (Version 6.3 for 64 bits, 6.1 for 64 bits, 6.0 Patch3 for 64 bits) or, as the case may be, RegTool Application. This software is produced by Gemalto. An obsolete or defective version of RegTool.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- RegTool MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RegTool MFC Application 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)
- RegTool.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RegTool.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RegTool.exe RegTool MFC Application
RegTool.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. RegTool.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,241,088 bytes (25% of all these files), 861,696 bytes, 1,239,552 bytes or, as the case may be, 922,112 bytes.
It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The RegTool file is not part of the Windows operating system. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). RegTool.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as log keyboard entries. For this reason, 41% 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 RegTool.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 RegTool?
|It is dafe app |
|as soon as I let it scan my computer it started to print random letters preventing me making any requests on line and rendering my computer useless |
|RegTool even claims that it has the ability to increase the speed of your PC by 70%. |
|My anti virus blocks this site (ESET NOD) |
|It is the process for a rouge anti-spyware program |
Summary: One user judges RegTool.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 5 users consider it harmless. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted RegTool.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Classic Client or RegTool Application
To remove RegTool MFC Application 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 Classic Client or RegTool Application in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if RegTool.exe (RegTool MFC Application) 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 RegTool MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for RegTool MFC Application 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 RegTool.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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