What does the XBoxStat.exe file do?
The XBoxStat.exe process is also known as XBoxStat.exe and is a part of Microsoft Xbox (Version 360 Accessories). This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of XBoxStat.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- XBoxStat.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- XBoxStat.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)
- XBoxStat.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module XBoxStat.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about XBoxStat.exe XBoxStat.exe
XBoxStat.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. XBoxStat.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 825,184 bytes (77% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 718,688 bytes.
This XBoxStat program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. For this reason, 31% 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 XBoxStat.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 XBoxStat?
|part of the driver for you xbox controller run process inn the back ground nothing to worry about |
|Utility that enables management of the Xbox 360 wireless gaming pad on PCs (further information...) |
|Sollte nur auf dem Rechner vorhanden sein, wenn ein Xbox360 Controller (for Windows) verwendet wird. Datei kann aus dem Autostart entfernt werden, da sie nicht notwenig ist. |
|required for using wired xbox360 controller (further information...) |
|This process is using ~50% of my Core 2 @ 2.66 GHz CPU just because it's running. Really annoying, and nothing really happens if i close it in Task Manager. By the way, it just uses about 1,5-2 MBs of RAM. |
Summary: 6 users judge XBoxStat.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted XBoxStat.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Microsoft Xbox
To remove XBoxStat.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 Microsoft Xbox in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if XBoxStat.exe (XBoxStat.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 XBoxStat.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for XBoxStat.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 XBoxStat.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.