What is kxmixer.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 kxmixer.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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Kxmixer.exe file information

The process known as kX mixer belongs to software kX mixer by Eugene Gavrilov.

Description: Kxmixer.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Kxmixer.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 438,784 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 498,176 bytes or 500,224 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. Kxmixer.exe is not a Windows system file. The kxmixer.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware disguises itself as kxmixer.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the kxmixer.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

SystemTray-Anwendung zur Steuerung des kx Enhanced Soundtreibers. Im Grunde genommen die Mixeranwendung des getuneten Audiotreibers.  
This is the sound card properties application, for the KX Project. This is a 3rd party version for the Creative Labs SBLIVE WDM series of cards.
  DEFTix Web and Multimedia Development   (further information)
kx drivers for your soundcatd
Open Source Project support legacy sound card driver for example soundblaster live value for windows 7 things
  Jake   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of kxmixer.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users think kxmixer.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving kxmixer issues

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