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What is Application Launcher.exe?

Application Launcher.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if Application Launcher.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Application Launcher.exe file information

The process known as HTC Sync belongs to software Sony Ericsson PC Suite or HTC Sync or PC Suite for Sony Ericsson or Sony Ericsson PC Suite for by Teleca Sweden AB (www.teleca.com) or Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB (www.sonymobile.com).

Description: Application Launcher.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Application Launcher.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 159,744 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 598,016 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/application%20launcher.exe.html 
The file is not a Windows core file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with Application Launcher.exe, you can also do the following:

  • use the software provider's support site [1][2]
  • completely remove Sony Ericsson PC Suite or HTC Sync (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)

Recommended: Identify Application Launcher.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Application Launcher.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Application Launcher.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.


User Comments

  ali coskun  
graphics DLL
  Herbert Glawischnig  
Used by HTC Sync for Android phones
HTC Sync installed it along with several other resource hogging files that run all the time. I don't sync My HTC Hero phone anymore, so I dumped it.
  Rocky Drown  
error after removal of spy-where terminator

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Summary: Average user rating of Application Launcher.exe: based on 7 votes with 5 user comments.
5 users think Application Launcher.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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