What does the USBMate.exe file do?
The USBMate.exe process is also known as Mega usb client program and is a part of UPSilon (Version 2000) or, as the case may be, Belkin Power Management Software for. This software is produced by Mega. An obsolete or defective version of USBMate.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Mega usb client program has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Mega usb client program 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)
- USBMate.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module USBMate.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about USBMate.exe Mega usb client program
USBMate.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file USBMate.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 106,496 bytes (50% of all these files), 146,944 bytes or, as the case may be, 106,552 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 46% 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 USBMate.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 USBMate?
|monitoring UPS sytem form BELKIN |
|USB Helper Application installed with UPSilon 2000. Not dangerous but shouldn't be if you don't use the application. |
|If you've installed UPSillon UPS software, it won't work correctly if you disable this process ... and your machine may not shut down correctly in the event of a power loss |
Summary: 3 users judge USBMate.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall UPSilon or Belkin Power Management Software for
To remove Mega usb client program 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 UPSilon or Belkin Power Management Software for in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if USBMate.exe (Mega usb client program) 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 Mega usb client program. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Mega usb client program 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 USBMate.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.