What does the stacsrv.exe file do?
The stacsrv.exe process is also known as StacSrv Module and is a part of StacSrv Module or, as the case may be, C-Major Audio Driver and Applications. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of stacsrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- StacSrv Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- StacSrv Module 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)
- stacsrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module stacsrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about stacsrv.exe StacSrv Module
stacsrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Stacsrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" - mainly C:\Program Files\SigmaTel\C-MAJO~1\CONTRO~1\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 786,502 bytes (80% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 815,174 bytes.
This file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The stacsrv file is no part of Microsoft Windows. 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 stacsrv.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 stacsrv?
|Used by Sigmatel Audio Drivers to monitor audio ports (in and out) on some laptops |
|Seams to be part of software for controling sound plugs on gateway laptop SigmaTel was installed on new comp |
|'Someone is right', if not camouflaged, stacsrv.exe is the control for Sigmatel. |
Summary: 2 users judge stacsrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall StacSrv Module or C-Major Audio Driver and Applications
To remove StacSrv Module 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 StacSrv Module or C-Major Audio Driver and Applications in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if stacsrv.exe (StacSrv Module) 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 StacSrv Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for StacSrv Module 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 stacsrv.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.