What does the sclauncher.exe file do?
The sclauncher.exe process is also known as SimpleCenter Launcher and is a part of Home Media Server or, as the case may be, SimpleCenter. This software is produced by Universal Electronics (www.uei.com). An obsolete or defective version of sclauncher.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SimpleCenter Launcher has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SimpleCenter Launcher 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)
- sclauncher.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module sclauncher.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about sclauncher.exe SimpleCenter Launcher
sclauncher.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Sclauncher.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 94,208 bytes (96% of all these files), 114,688 bytes or, as the case may be, 90,112 bytes.
It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. Sclauncher.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 98% 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 sclauncher.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 sclauncher?
|It is part of home media server for Nokia Internet Tablet |
|This is the SimpleCenter Launcher software from Universal Electronics |
|It is in C:\Program Files\SimpleCenter\bin\win\sclauncher.exe |
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How to uninstall Home Media Server or SimpleCenter
To remove SimpleCenter Launcher 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 Home Media Server or SimpleCenter in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if sclauncher.exe (SimpleCenter Launcher) 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 SimpleCenter Launcher. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SimpleCenter Launcher 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 sclauncher.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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