What is gnetmous.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 gnetmous.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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Gnetmous.exe file information

The process known as Scroll Mouse Drivers belongs to software Scroll Mouse or Genius NetScroll+ Mini or Genius NetScroll+ Series or Genius NetScroll+ Traveler by unknown.

Description: Gnetmous.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Gnetmous.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 163,840 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 172,032 bytes, 176,128 bytes or 153,600 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The gnetmous.exe file is not a Windows system file. It is able to record keyboard inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using gnetmous.exe, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramGenius NetScroll+ Series or Scroll Mouse.

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

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Genius Netscroll Mouse Driver, not dangerous
  Paul   (further information)
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Genius Netscroll Mouse Driver
gnetmous.exe is installed alongside hardware drivers for the Genius NetScroll+ Mouse Series. It allows you program user preferences for this product. This is a non-essential process. Disabling or enabling it is down to user preference.

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Summary: Average user rating of gnetmous.exe: based on 6 votes with 5 user comments. 5 users think gnetmous.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving gnetmous issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with gnetmous. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the gnetmous.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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