How to remove an Launchy error
The free file information forum can help you determine if Launchy.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Launchy.exe file information
Description: Launchy.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 286,720 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 274,432 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program is not visible. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. There is no description of the program. Launchy.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can also do the following:
1) uninstall Launchy software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista)
2) ask the Launchy’s Customer Service for advice
3) look for a new, improved version.
Recommended: Identify Launchy.exe related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Launchy.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Launchy.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.
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