What is PhilipsDeviceListener.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 PhilipsDeviceListener.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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PhilipsDeviceListener.exe file information

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

The process known as PhilipsDeviceListener.exe belongs to software Philips Media Converter by unknown.

Description: PhilipsDeviceListener.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file PhilipsDeviceListener.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 380,416 bytes (81% of all occurrences) or 375,296 bytes. 
The application has no file description. PhilipsDeviceListener.exe is not a Windows core file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The program has no visible window. PhilipsDeviceListener.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 62% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with PhilipsDeviceListener.exe, you can search for help on the company's website or uninstall Philips Media Converter from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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

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Summary: Average user rating of PhilipsDeviceListener.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks PhilipsDeviceListener.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving PhilipsDeviceListener issues

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