What is mousometer.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 mousometer.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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Mousometer.exe file information

The file does not contain any references to the programmer responsible for the mousometer.exe process. For that reason, we are unable to identify the software associated with it.

Description: Mousometer.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Mousometer.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 270,336 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 140,288 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. It is not a Windows core file. Mousometer.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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

Mousometer meiner meinung vollkommen harmloses pogramm das die zurück gelegten entfernungen mit der maus misst.
ein hilfreiches Programm ^^
Recht nutzlos aber lustig^^ misst die zurückgelegte entfernung der maus in metern und kilometern zeigt auch an wieviele mausklicks getätigt wurden, versucht NICHT ein internetverbindung erzustellen also total harmlos
Absolut Harmlos
Mousometer meiner meinung vollkommen harmloses pogramm das die zurück gelegten entfernungen mit der maus misst.
Misst zurückgelegte mausstrecke und Klicks

Summary: Average user rating of mousometer.exe: based on 9 votes with 6 user comments. 9 users think mousometer.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving mousometer issues

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