What is DMXLauncher.exe?

The genuine DMXLauncher.exe file is a software component of Dell Media Experience by Dell.
The launching executable for the Dell Media Experience, this file opens Dell's version of an all-encompassing multimedia suite. With the ability to record or play back audio and video, the Dell Media Experience keeps all of the functionality in a single package. Video playback options include common software formats and hardware media such as DVD and BluRay. It also supports third party remote control hardware. Although branded and released by Dell, the Dell Media Experience package is designed by Cyberlink.

DMxLauncher stands for Dell Media Experience Launcher

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 DMXLauncher.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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DMXLauncher.exe file information

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

The process known as Dell CinePlayer or Dell Media Experience or Roxio CinePlayer or DMXLauncher Application

belongs to software Dell CinePlayer or Dell Media Experience or Roxio CinePlayer or Roxio Easy Media Creator (version 9) or EMC 10 Content or Roxio Media Experience or or DMXLauncher Application

by Dell ( or Roxio ( or Sonic Solutions (

Description: DMXLauncher.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. DMXLauncher.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—normally C:\Program Files\dell\media experience\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 98,304 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 94,208 bytes and 5 more variants. 
There is no description of the program. The file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with DMXLauncher.exe, you can uninstall the software Dell Media Experience / Dell CinePlayer or Roxio Media Creator using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program), contact Customer Service [1][2] or check the vendor’s website for a newer version [1][2].

Recommended: Identify DMXLauncher.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DMXLauncher.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DMXLauncher.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

says dell media experience??
Dell Media Experience - Programm von DELL für Medieninhalte
Roxio 9 use's this as well
Bei mir befindet er sich im Verzeichniss: "E:\Programme\Roxio\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe"
This is an active component of Roxio Media Creator.
Der Prozess gehört zur Software Dell Media Experience oder Dell CinePlayer der Firma Dell. Charakteristik: Die Datei DMXLauncher.exe befindet sich in einem Unterordner von "C:\Program Files" - normalerweise C:\program files\dell\media experience\. Bekannte Dateigrößen unter Windows XP sind 86016 bytes (46% aller Vorkommen), 98304 bytes, 94208 bytes, 102400 bytes.
  Oliver Heinrich  
Die Datei ist keine Datei, die vom Windows System unbedingt benötigt wird. Die Software wird automatisch beim Windows-Start aufgerufen (siehe Registry Schlüssel: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Das Programm ist nicht sichtbar. Sie können das Programm in der Systemsteuerung deinstallieren. Deshalb bewerten wir diese Datei zu 53% als gefährlich.
  Oliver Heinrich  

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Summary: Average user rating of DMXLauncher.exe: based on 9 votes with 7 user comments. 2 users think DMXLauncher.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 4 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving DMXLauncher issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with DMXLauncher. 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 DMXLauncher.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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