What does the WDelMgr20.exe file do?
The WDelMgr20 process did not contain any information about the producer. An obsolete or defective version of WDelMgr20.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- WDelMgr20.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WDelMgr20.exe 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)
- WDelMgr20.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WDelMgr20.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WDelMgr20.exe WDelMgr20.exe
WDelMgr20.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file WDelMgr20.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32\drivers directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 45,056 bytes (60% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 57,344 bytes.
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. The file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 68% 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 WDelMgr20.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 WDelMgr20?
|They said it's something to do with data recovery software : FINAL DATA |
|FINAL DATA file |
|I use Final Data now and again so if this process is to do with it then I suppose there is nothing to worry about. |
|Hmmm.... looks like a process born from the Final Data Enterprise |
|Some recovery data tool. Can't remember program name. |
|WDelMgr20 is used with FinalData recovery program. You can start or stop it a will. Open FinalData - go to Drive Management Tab - Click start (or stop) Drive Management. It uses 964 K Memory usage. Primarily it is used to backup data you have deleted for easier recovery. This file is not neccessary to use a Recovery program. It only aids in recovery. |
|may be associated with StorageProtector |
|related to the RecoverLost Data or BackUp MyPC program by StompSoft |
Summary: One user judges WDelMgr20.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove WDelMgr20.exe 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if WDelMgr20.exe (WDelMgr20.exe) 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 WDelMgr20.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WDelMgr20.exe 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 WDelMgr20.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.