What is lnchr.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 lnchr.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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Lnchr.exe file information

The process known as launcher Application belongs to software launcher Application or Dell ServicesReady or Software Management Agent by Everdream ( or Dell (

Description: Lnchr.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The lnchr.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 438,272 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 528,384 bytes, 551,936 bytes or 364,544 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. Lnchr.exe is able to hide itself, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can do the following:

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

We have Everdream as our helpdesk solution and I have this file on my machine.
file size on my PC running XP sp2 is different -- 364,544KB. Also, file is located in different folder location: C:\SvcTools\1.3.1\bin\lnchr.exe.
  Jeff Vowell, Bus. Sys. Advisor FedEx  
lnchr.exe is one for the core components of the Everdream software service. If you have purchased any of Everdream's products, this process is essential for it's continued operation.
  luckykyo   (further information)
I work for everdream corp. This program is part of our software. It is supported software, not malware.
  Matt A.   (further information)
I am the administrator at my site and I have never installed any everdream product, yet here it is. Also as it will not uninstall from the control panel as normal, I can only assume it's malicious
  Mark Patrick  
Fonctionnait avec XP mais pas avec VISTA il m'est indispensable pour faire fonctionner PICTURE IT pro 7.0
  schmidt jacqueline  
A lot of programs use this MMf2 everdream and many others

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of lnchr.exe: based on 6 votes with 7 user comments. 4 users think lnchr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving lnchr issues

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