What is Notifier.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 Notifier.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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Notifier.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Notifier
Notifier.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as T-Online eMail-Anzeige or Java™ Platform SE binary or Caretaker Notifier or Helper App belongs to software notifier_060627 or mp_notifier_060330b or Absolute Guaranteed Notification or Battlefield (version 1942) by

Description: Notifier.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Notifier.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 368,640 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 339,968 bytes and 8 more variants. 
It is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ T-Online or Caretaker Antispam.

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If Notifier.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 22% dangerous. The file size is 149,488 bytes. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file.

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

  Josh Taylor  
ist eine Datei von T-online 6
  Paul Ganal  
wird von t-online installiert - eMailabfrager
  F. Krüger   (further information) windows alert rogram
  Steven   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of Notifier.exe: based on 6 votes with 4 user comments. 4 users think Notifier.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user suspects danger. One user thinks Notifier.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving Notifier issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Notifier. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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 Notifier.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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