What is HOMERunner.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 HOMERunner.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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HOMERunner.exe file information

The process known as System Tray application for TomTom HOME belongs to software TomTom HOME by TomTom ( or TomTom International B.V.

Description: HOMERunner.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. HOMERunner.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 202,088 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 206,184 bytes and 4 more variants. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The file is a Verisign signed file. The HOMERunner.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. HOMERunner.exe is not a Windows core file. HOMERunner.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 13% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with HOMERunner.exe, you can also uninstall TomTom HOME software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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

homerunner.exe is a process from System Tray application for TomTom HOME by TomTom and part of TomTom HOME. Used to update and cofigure a TomTom routeplanner.

Summary: Average user rating of HOMERunner.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving HOMERunner issues

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