What does the TransBar.exe file do?
The TransBar.exe process is also known as TransBar and is a part of TransBar. This software is produced by AKSoftware (www.home.no/aksoftware). An obsolete or defective version of TransBar.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TransBar has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TransBar 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)
- TransBar.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module TransBar.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about TransBar.exe TransBar
TransBar.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file TransBar.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 65,536 bytes.
The program appears as a window on the desktop. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: User Shell Folders, Run). The TransBar file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 22% 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 TransBar.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 TransBar?
|simple program uses about 3 megs of ram.. harmless |
Summary: One user judges TransBar.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall TransBar
To remove TransBar 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 TransBar in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if TransBar.exe (TransBar) 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 TransBar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TransBar 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 TransBar.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.