What does the Safari.exe file do?
The Safari.exe process is also known as Safari and is a part of Safari. This software is produced by Apple (www.apple.com). An obsolete or defective version of Safari.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Safari has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Safari 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)
- Safari.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Safari.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Safari.exe Safari
Safari.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Safari.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 2,388,336 bytes.
The Safari file is not part of the Windows operating system. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). For this reason, 8% 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 Safari.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 Safari?
|It is running when you open the Safari web browser. It has a major memory leak, but otherwise, it's completely safe. |
|Browser created by Apple, best for any mac OSX as browser, works fast if on the windows portion of your mac aswell. (further information...) |
|It is the Apple Safari web browser main executable. the program it runs tends to be bulky, but so is Internet Explorer. It's known for being the main browser on Macintosh OSX (pronounced O-S-Ten, not O-S-X). |
Summary: 4 users judge Safari.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Safari
To remove Safari 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 Safari in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Safari.exe (Safari) 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 Safari. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Safari 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 Safari.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.