What does the SugarSync.exe file do?
The SugarSync.exe process is also known as SugarSync Manager or, as the case may be, Windows® installer and is a part of SugarSync or, as the case may be, Windows Installer - Unicode. This software is produced by SugarSync or, as the case may be, Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of SugarSync.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SugarSync Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SugarSync Manager 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)
- SugarSync.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SugarSync.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SugarSync.exe SugarSync Manager
SugarSync.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file SugarSync.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 13,179,660 bytes.
The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. This process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This SugarSync.exe process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. SugarSync.exe is capable of monitor other applications, interpret keystrokes as well as connect to the Internet. For this reason, 32% 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 SugarSync.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 SugarSync?
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 SugarSync or Windows Installer - Unicode
To remove SugarSync Manager 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 SugarSync or Windows Installer - Unicode in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if SugarSync.exe (SugarSync Manager) 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 SugarSync Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SugarSync Manager 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 SugarSync.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.