What is MacName.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 MacName.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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MacName.exe file information

The process known as MacName UI Loader belongs to software MacOpener or Conversions Plus by DataViz (

Description: MacName.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The MacName.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 53,317 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 53,340 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 74% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ MacOpener or Conversions Plus.

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

MacOpener is a Windows application that lets you read, write and format Mac floppy disks and other Mac media on your Windows PC.
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Summary: Average user rating of MacName.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks MacName.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving MacName issues

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