What does the stormliv.exe file do?
The stormliv.exe process is also known as and is a part of Storm Codec. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of stormliv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Storm Codec has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Storm Codec 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)
- stormliv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module stormliv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about stormliv.exe Storm Codec
stormliv.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file stormliv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 475,136 bytes (44% of all these files), 465,832 bytes, 596,064 bytes, 551,008 bytes or, as the case may be, 559,200 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The application is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). Stormliv.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes as well as track other applications. For this reason, 54% 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 stormliv.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 stormliv?
|Most probably a malware (further information...) |
Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted stormliv.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Storm Codec
To remove Storm Codec 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 Storm Codec in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if stormliv.exe (Storm Codec) 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 Storm Codec. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Storm Codec 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 stormliv.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.