What is Macromedia Licensing.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 Macromedia Licensing.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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Macromedia Licensing.exe file information

The process known as System Level Service Utilty belongs to software Macromedia Licensing Service by unknown.

Description: Macromedia Licensing.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The Macromedia Licensing.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 68,096 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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

It is part of Macromedia's software like Flash MX, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Freehand
  Parsifal   (further information)
Macromedia Files - Check the Product Licenses
If this file is in the common files folder, it's a legal file for license checking
It is a file needed to run Flash MX and other Macromedia apps.
  Kurt   (further information)
Part of the Macromedia Studio, Ok to have ruuning
Trojan. Period. BadWarez. Disable & Use Non-MacorMedia Apps
  ClaudeA   (further information)

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of Macromedia Licensing.exe: based on 9 votes with 6 user comments. 7 users think Macromedia Licensing.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think Macromedia Licensing.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Macromedia Licensing issues

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