How to get rid of the SamStarter VirusSometimes the SamStarter file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with SamStarter.exe
The SamStarter.exe process is also known as SamStarter and is a part of Comprise Technologies Inc. Sam. This software is produced by Comprise Technologies. An obsolete or defective version of SamStarter.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SamStarter has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SamStarter 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)
- SamStarter.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SamStarter.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SamStarter.exe SamStarter
SamStarter.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file SamStarter.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\.
The file size is 78,848 bytes.
The file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). This SamStarter program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 92% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find SamStarter.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about SamStarter?
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 Comprise Technologies Inc. Sam
To remove SamStarter from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Comprise Technologies Inc. Sam in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if SamStarter.exe (SamStarter) 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 SamStarter. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SamStarter 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 SamStarter.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.