What does the Remind_XP.exe file do?
The Remind_XP.exe process is also known as Reminder_XP or, as the case may be, Application Remind_XP and is a part of Application Reminder_XP or, as the case may be, Application Remind_XP. This software is produced by SoftThinks (www.softthinks.com). An obsolete or defective version of Remind_XP.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Reminder_XP has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Reminder_XP 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)
- Remind_XP.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Remind_XP.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Remind_XP.exe Reminder_XP
Remind_XP.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Remind_XP.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 761,856 bytes (47% of all these files), 663,552 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. The Remind_XP file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. Remind_XP.exe is capable of record keystrokes, Change the behavior of other applications as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 25% 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 Remind_XP.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 Remind_XP?
|Remind_XP.exe is a process belonging to the SoftThinks CD Creator CD/DVD Writer amd serves as a reminder to register for full product support. This is a non-essential process. Disabling or enabling this is down to user preference Note: Remind_XP.exe is also a process which is registered as a Trojan.Win32.FTP. This Trojan allows attackers to access your computer, stealing passwords and personal data. It is a registered security risk and should be removed immediately |
|Another waste of CPU and RAM that just anoys you |
|Remind_XP.exe is installed on my new Compaq Presario and launches as "Compaq Recovery CD/DVD Creator v. 6.0D2.61 (c) 200-2004 SoftThinks. I created the recovery discs however the Application Error messeges still appear at launch. I'm calling HP to find out if the discs were created properly and the application should have self-terminated. |
|could be dangerous not necessary or very helpful so why take a risk delete it |
Summary: 4 users judge Remind_XP.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. For this reason, one user has already deleted Remind_XP.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Application Reminder_XP or Application Remind_XP
To remove Reminder_XP 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 Application Reminder_XP or Application Remind_XP in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Remind_XP.exe (Reminder_XP) 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 Reminder_XP. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Reminder_XP 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 Remind_XP.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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