What does the WMP54Gv4.exe file do?
The WMP54Gv4.exe process is also known as WMP54Gv4 and is a part of WMP54Gv4. This software is produced by Linksys (home.cisco.com). An obsolete or defective version of WMP54Gv4.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- WMP54Gv4 has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WMP54Gv4 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)
- WMP54Gv4.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WMP54Gv4.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WMP54Gv4.exe WMP54Gv4
WMP54Gv4.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file WMP54Gv4.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 5,238,272 bytes (80% of all these files), 5,264,896 bytes or, as the case may be, 5,208,576 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The program appears as a window on the desktop. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. WMP54Gv4.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 20% 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 WMP54Gv4.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 WMP54Gv4?
|its good... for any1 using linksys wireless netwoks u most defenitly need this |
|needed for linksys driver |
|it's good because it's necessary for the linksys wireless, though it gives error's by shutting down windows xp. |
|This is the driver for the Linksys WMP54G Wireless-G 2.4 GHz PCI Adapter. (further information...) |
|it seems to take a huge amount of system resources |
Summary: 6 users judge WMP54Gv4.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall WMP54Gv4
To remove WMP54Gv4 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 WMP54Gv4 in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if WMP54Gv4.exe (WMP54Gv4) 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 WMP54Gv4. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WMP54Gv4 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 WMP54Gv4.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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