What does the Viber.exe file do?
The Viber.exe process is also known as Viber and is a part of Viber. This software is produced by Viber Media S.A r.l or, as the case may be, Viber Media S.à r.l. An obsolete or defective version of Viber.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Viber has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Viber 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)
- Viber.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Viber.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Viber.exe Viber
Viber.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file Viber.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME" or sometimes in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 13,179,660 bytes (84% of all these files), 936,456 bytes, 936,656 bytes, 906,240 bytes or, as the case may be, 912,904 bytes.
The Viber file is no part of Microsoft Windows. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run). The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Viber.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 55% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
- A Viber.exe file has a 65% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 13,179,660 bytes (80% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 936,456 bytes. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run). This Viber.exe process is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Viber.exe is capable of supervise programs as well as interpret keystrokes.
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 Viber.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 Viber?
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 Viber
To remove Viber 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 Viber in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Viber.exe (Viber) 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 Viber. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Viber 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 Viber.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.