What does the volumouse.exe file do?
The volumouse.exe process is also known as Volumouse Utility and is a part of Volumouse. This software is produced by NirSoft (www.nirsoft.net). An obsolete or defective version of volumouse.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Volumouse Utility has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Volumouse Utility 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)
- volumouse.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module volumouse.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about volumouse.exe Volumouse Utility
volumouse.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Volumouse.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 35,328 bytes (30% of all these files), 33,280 bytes, 41,568 bytes, 88,576 bytes or, as the case may be, 28,672 bytes.
The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The volumouse file can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Volumouse.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 77% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A volumouse.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 94,816 bytes (33% of all these files), 33,280 bytes or, as the case may be, 88,576 bytes. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, User Shell Folders). This volumouse program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Volumouse.exe is capable of track other applications.
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 volumouse.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 volumouse?
|Volumouse provides you a quick and easy way to control the sound volume on your system - simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse. (further information...) |
|Its just an app for volume control, and - as i happily found out - windows transparency |
|Nifty App for volume adjustment |
|It's A brillant program that allows u to select hotkeys or mouse buttins for volume control |
|I have used it for years and on many computers. It's the one program I install first on a new computer. I set mine up to adjust valume by moving cursor to the bottom of the screan and using mouse wheeel to adjust volume up or down. |
Summary: 9 users judge volumouse.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall Volumouse
To remove Volumouse Utility 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 Volumouse in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if volumouse.exe (Volumouse Utility) 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 Volumouse Utility. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Volumouse Utility 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 volumouse.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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