What does the StarWindServiceAE.exe file do?
The StarWindServiceAE.exe process is also known as StarWind iSCSI Target (Alcohol Edition) and is a part of StarWind Alcohol Edition. This software is produced by StarWind Software or, as the case may be, Rocket Division Software (www.starwindsoftware.com). An obsolete or defective version of StarWindServiceAE.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- StarWind iSCSI Target has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- StarWind iSCSI Target 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)
- StarWindServiceAE.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module StarWindServiceAE.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about StarWindServiceAE.exe StarWind iSCSI Target
StarWindServiceAE.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file StarWindServiceAE.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 370,688 bytes (72% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 275,968 bytes.
It is the service "StarWindServiceAE".
This StarWindServiceAE program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 49% 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 StarWindServiceAE.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 StarWindServiceAE?
|Spyware, from what i hear |
|comes in alchohol or however you spell it |
|Part of program Alcohol |
|Das Programm ist ein hintergrundlaufende brennersoftware, die ein teil schonmal parat hat und keine lange wartezeit ensteht. (a programm that load a litle bit rescc from programm, to start faster) (further information...) |
|it seems to be connected with the trial version of alcohol 120% not sure what it does though |
Summary: 27 users judge StarWindServiceAE.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 4 users have already deleted StarWindServiceAE.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall StarWind Alcohol Edition
To remove StarWind iSCSI Target 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 StarWind Alcohol Edition in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if StarWindServiceAE.exe (StarWind iSCSI Target) 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 StarWind iSCSI Target. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for StarWind iSCSI Target 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 StarWindServiceAE.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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