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What does the tomcat6.exe file do?

The tomcat6.exe process is also known as Commons Daemon Service Runner and is a part of ASUS HomeCloud Server or, as the case may be, VMware Server. This software is produced by Apache Software Foundation (www.apache.org). An obsolete or defective version of tomcat6.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about tomcat6.exe Commons Daemon service Runner

tomcat6.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file tomcat6.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 80,896 bytes (46% of all these files), 57,344 bytes, 103,936 bytes or, as the case may be, 61,440 bytes.
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The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The tomcat6 file is no part of Microsoft Windows. This tomcat6.exe process is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. Tomcat6.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks. 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 tomcat6.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 tomcat6?

VMware uses apache. This is a safe proccess.
tomcat6.exe is a Service Runner belonging to Service Runner from Apache
VMware uses apache. This is a safe proccess.
VMWare Server uses apache to logon (Web-based) (further information...)
Andreas PŁchner

Summary: 4 users judge tomcat6.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. For this reason, one user has already deleted tomcat6.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall ASUS HomeCloud Server or VMware Server

To remove Commons Daemon service Runner from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate ASUS HomeCloud Server or VMware Server in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if tomcat6.exe (Commons Daemon service Runner) 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 Commons Daemon service Runner. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Commons Daemon service Runner 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 tomcat6.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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