How to get rid of the sysmgr VirusSometimes the sysmgr file may cloak a virus, e.g. TrendMicro found TROJ_SAFBOOT.MCL or, as the case may be, TROJ_DROPPER.HME, as well as Symantec found W32.IRCBot or, as the case may be, W32.SillyFDC. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with sysmgr.exe
The software provider of sysmgr.exe is unknown. We can, however, share a few interesting facts about this file. An obsolete or defective version of sysmgr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- sysmgr.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- sysmgr.exe 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)
- sysmgr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module sysmgr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about sysmgr.exe sysmgr.exe
sysmgr.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Sysmgr.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 106,496 bytes (18% of all these files), 45,568 bytes as well as 7 other variants.
It does not supply any version information or other description. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. This sysmgr program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This particular software is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The sysmgr file is not part of the Windows operating system. The application is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. Sysmgr.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 90% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A sysmgr.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found on C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 192,512 bytes. There is no internal description of the file. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The sysmgr file is not part of the Windows operating system. Sysmgr.exe is capable of monitor other applications.
Attention: If you find sysmgr.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about sysmgr?
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Summary: For this reason, one user has already deleted sysmgr.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove sysmgr.exe 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 unknown in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if sysmgr.exe (sysmgr.exe) 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 sysmgr.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for sysmgr.exe 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 sysmgr.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.