What does the Soda Manager.exe file do?
The Soda Manager.exe process is also known as Messenger service and is a part of Soda Manager or, as the case may be, Messenger. This software is produced by LULU Software. An obsolete or defective version of Soda Manager.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Messenger service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Messenger service 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)
- Soda Manager.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Soda Manager.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Soda Manager.exe Messenger service
Soda Manager.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file Soda Manager.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 873,272 bytes (37% of all these files), 868,688 bytes, 876,024 bytes, 872,264 bytes or, as the case may be, 900,120 bytes.
It is the service "SODA Manager".
The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). This Soda Manager.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The Soda Manager 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 The application is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. Soda Manager.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 40% 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 Soda Manager.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 Soda Manager?
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 Soda Manager or Messenger
To remove Messenger service 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 Soda Manager or Messenger in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Soda Manager.exe (Messenger service) 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 Messenger service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Messenger service 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 Soda Manager.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.