What is lwbwheel.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 lwbwheel.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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Lwbwheel.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with lwbwheel
Lwbwheel.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Mouse Control Application belongs to software Browser Mouse Browser Mouse or iWare iWare Mouse or 305KS Keyboard or Trust AMI MOUSE (version 250SP) by unknown.

Description: Lwbwheel.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Lwbwheel.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 429,568 bytes (84% of all occurrences), 359,424 bytes and 4 more variants. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The file is not a Windows system file. It is able to record keyboard inputs. Lwbwheel.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to completely remove Browser Mouse Browser Mouse or iWare iWare Mouse (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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

Mouse Control Application
Mouse Control Application for 5 button mouse such as Mercury Optical Scroll Mouse C1330
mouse driver
part of mouse-driver
Mouse application
Mouse wheel/button control applet for Anubis Typhoon mice.
  Numanoid   (further information)
Only way to program iware Trackball/Mouse
It is the driver for mouse hardware from Typhoon and is therefore essential if you are using one of their mice.
  Patricia Franks   (further information)
It's found in Allmouse (kiddie mouse), software.
Is the driver for Mercury 5 button mouse
For wireless mouse
Mouse Control application for 5 button (Qware) no risk
  Jos van Deursen  
mouse wheel control program, roll window whiout selecting
  kame house  

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Summary: Average user rating of lwbwheel.exe: based on 22 votes with 16 user comments. 21 users think lwbwheel.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving lwbwheel issues

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