What does the sointgr.exe file do?
The sointgr.exe process is also known as StarOffice (Version 5.2) and is a part of StarOffice. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of sointgr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- StarOffice has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- StarOffice 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)
- sointgr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module sointgr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about sointgr.exe StarOffice
sointgr.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Sointgr.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
The file size is 20,480 bytes.
This file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This 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. This sointgr program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. Sointgr.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs. For this reason, 96% 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 sointgr.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 sointgr?
|Star Office Datei Version 5.2 |
|Part of Star Office 5.2 Suite |
Summary: 3 users judge sointgr.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted sointgr.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall StarOffice
To remove StarOffice 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 StarOffice in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if sointgr.exe (StarOffice) 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 StarOffice. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for StarOffice 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 sointgr.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.