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What does the ScreenHunter.exe file do?

The ScreenHunter.exe process is also known as ScreenHunter (Version 6.0 Free, 5.1 Free, 6.0 Pro) and is a part of Wisdom-soft ScreenHunter (Version 6.0 Free, 6.0 Pro, 5.1 Free) or, as the case may be, Wisdom-soft Set up ScreenHunter (Version 5.1 Free). This software is produced by Wisdom Software (wisdom-soft.com). An obsolete or defective version of ScreenHunter.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about ScreenHunter.exe ScreenHunter

ScreenHunter.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. ScreenHunter.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 8,867,840 bytes (30% of all these files), 8,871,752 bytes as well as 7 other variants.
This file can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. The ScreenHunter file is not part of the Windows operating system. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel This ScreenHunter program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. ScreenHunter.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 69% 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 ScreenHunter.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 ScreenHunter?

Screen capture utility - totally harmless

Summary: One user judges ScreenHunter.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Wisdom-soft ScreenHunter or Wisdom-soft Set up ScreenHunter

To remove ScreenHunter from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Wisdom-soft ScreenHunter or Wisdom-soft Set up ScreenHunter in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ScreenHunter.exe (ScreenHunter) 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 ScreenHunter. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ScreenHunter 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 ScreenHunter.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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