What is HoverSnap.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 HoverSnap.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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HoverSnap.exe file information

There are no author's data about the HoverSnap.exe process.

Description: HoverSnap.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file HoverSnap.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 404,480 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The process has no file description. HoverSnap.exe is able to record keyboard inputs. The file is not a Windows core file. HoverSnap.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 84% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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

Screenshot utility, able to take full desktop screenshots or current window snapshots
  Carl Bloor  
Screen capture application
  Robert   (further information)
Screen shots are easy to take with this tool. Try it!
  Sally King  
i know a lot about it because it is not a windows file at all it is a program for takeing snapshots of your whoe desktop or of a part that you pick out and you can find more info on it at this url of go down to the hoversnap part of it
  lumpysdoall   (further information)
Windows screen capture program. I've been using this program since 2004 on WinXp, now I'm using it on Win 7 Ultimate 64 Bit. Works great. A must have utility for Windows.

Summary: Average user rating of HoverSnap.exe: based on 4 votes with 5 user comments. 4 users think HoverSnap.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving HoverSnap issues

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