What is DiscGui.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the DiscGui.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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DiscGui.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with DiscGui
DiscGui.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as TODO: File description belongs to software DISCover or TODO: File description by Digital Interactive Systems Corporation (

Description: DiscGui.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The DiscGui.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 237,568 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. DiscGui.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with DiscGui.exe, you can uninstall DISCover software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify DiscGui.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DiscGui.exe. Therefore, you should check the DiscGui.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

HP GUI for Game Console. I have a most beautiful HP PC. They decide to prostitute themselves with this WILDTANGENT (some say spyware) garbage. It has taken 3 weeks to see where this junk is spread all over this now tainted HP masterpiece. I NEVER ASKED FOR WILD TANGENT!!!
Gui/deck for Wildtangent Games. Came Packed with My HP. If you don;t play games take it out. Even just idle its a huge resource HOG. Couple others running very simillar cleverly disgiused as "DISCupdate" Note: always use Standars Add and remove for this Wildtangent game stuff
  T-man NO/GREED  

Summary: Average user rating of DiscGui.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving DiscGui issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with DiscGui. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the DiscGui.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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