How to remove an BM error
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BM.exe file information
The process known as HP Button Manager MFC Application or HP Button Manager belongs to software HP Button Manager Application or WebMate or Button Manager or HP Button Manager by Hewlett-Packard (www.hp.com).
Description: BM.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 323,584 bytes (15% of all occurrences), 311,296 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program has no file description. File BM.exe is not a Windows system file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). BM.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with BM.exe, you may want to do the following:
1) completely remove HP Button Manager or WebMate (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs)
2) search the support area on the HP website.
Recommended: Identify BM.exe related errors
If BM.exe is located in the folder "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 333,312 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 235,520 bytes. The program has no visible window. BM.exe is not a Windows core file. BM.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
If BM.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 593,920 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 540,672 bytes. It is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program is not visible. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). It is not a Windows core file. BM.exe is able to record inputs.
If BM.exe is located in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder, the security rating is 28% dangerous. The file size is 47,104 bytes.
If BM.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 333,312 bytes.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BM.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BM.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.
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