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What does the xmltv.exe file do?

The xmltv.exe process is also known as xmltv.exe and is a part of Orb. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of xmltv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about xmltv.exe xmltv.exe

xmltv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Xmltv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME" or sometimes in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder. The file size is 49,207 bytes.
This file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This xmltv.exe process 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. For this reason, 56% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A xmltv.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 2,981,031 bytes. The xmltv file has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The xmltv file is not part of the Windows operating system.

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 xmltv.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 xmltv?

Executable windows version of perl script to download tv listings
Part of Orb aplication
This file appeared today when I installed orb (further information...)
Doug H
It is an orb process (further information...)
xmltv is related to orb streaming it is needed for streaming to ipod or iphone. is not harmful

Summary: 6 users judge xmltv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall Orb

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To remove xmltv.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Orb in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if xmltv.exe (xmltv.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 xmltv.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for xmltv.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 xmltv.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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