How to remove an Mixer error
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Mixer.exe file information
Description: Mixer.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows (mostly c:\windows\ or C:\Program Files\PCI Audio Applications\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,818,624 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 1,581,056 bytes and 10 more variants.
There is no file information. It is not a Windows core file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. Mixer.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify Mixer.exe related errors
If Mixer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 35% dangerous. The file size is 98,304 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 655,360 bytes, 1,216,512 bytes or 1,077,248 bytes.
There is no description of the program. The file is not a Windows system file.
Mixer.exe is able to record inputs.
If there are any problems with Mixer.exe, you can completely remove PCI Audio Applications (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
If Mixer.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 452,608 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. Mixer.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows system file.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "C-Media Mixer" is not required to run at start up. C-Media produce audio chipsets that are often found on popular motherboards with on-board audio. Provides System Tray access to change audio settings. Available via Start -> Settings -> Control Panel or Start -> Programs
- "Mixer" is not required to run at start up. C-Media Mixer - C-Media produce audio chipsets that are often found on popular motherboards with on-board audio. Provides System Tray access to change audio settings. Available via Start -> Settings -> Control Panel or Start -> Programs
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Mixer.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Mixer.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
Kevin (further information)
Gosh darn I hate Mixer.exe
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