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Is RAMASST.exe safe?

RAMASST.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if RAMASST.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

RAMASST.exe file information

The process known as CD Burning of Windows XP disabling tool for DVD MULTI Drive or Disable native CD recording on the DVD MULTI Drive or Panasonic CD Burning disabling tool for Drive belongs to software RAMAsst Application or CD Burning of Windows XP disabling tool for DVD MULTI Drive by Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. (www.panasonic.co.jp/global) or Panasonic (www.panasonic.com).

Description: RAMASST.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. RAMASST.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 155,648 bytes (96% of all occurrences), 151,552 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ramasst.exe.html 
RAMASST.exe is not a Windows core file. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program has no visible window. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). RAMASST.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify RAMASST.exe related errors

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "RAMASST" can run at start up. Optionally installed with some DVD drives (LG, Panasonic, etc). Disables Windows XP's CD-burning abilities because they cause some incompatibilities. It does not affect your ability to burn CDs. If you do not have this program running, you may have some compatibility issues with burnt DVDs

Important: Some malware disguises itself as RAMASST.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RAMASST.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

Disables CD mode completely BAD one.
Installed Hitachi DVDCam Software for DVD-Ram MV550A Camera
  Stu Pitt Mohron  
comes preinstalled on toshiba laptops for DVDRAM drives
Distributed with Toshiba Laptop for Internal DVD
This File Disables The Built-In Windows XP CD/DVD Burning Extention Of Explorer, Which Conflicts With DVD-RAM Disks, It Is A Component Of Drivers For DVD-RAM Drives By LG, Toshiba(aka Matshita), And Possably Others. WARNING: There May Be Other Programs Called "RAMASST.exe" Be Warned That Some Malware May Call Itself Something It Is Not The REAL Program Should Reside In "C:\WINDOWS\system32\RAMASST.exe"
DVD-RAM driver for windows xp. Comes with LG GSA 4120B
Necessary for some DVD-RAM-drives, process from Toshiba/BHA DVD-RAM-driver
So standard XP driver doesn't interfere with your DVD driver
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of RAMASST.exe: based on 54 votes with 9 reviews.
42 users think RAMASST.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 4 users think RAMASST.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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