What is RzWizard.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 RzWizard.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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RzWizard.exe file information

The process known as Razer Wizard belongs to software RzWizard or Razer Synapse by Razer (

Description: RzWizard.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. RzWizard.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 254,464 bytes (72% of all occurrences) or 254,976 bytes. 
The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could also visit the website or remove the entire program Razer Synapse using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify RzWizard.exe related errors

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

Having problems with latest windows 10 not staying asleep or hibernated. Using the following in a Command Prompt window: powercfg devicequery wake_armed Qualcomm Atheros AR5BWB222 Wireless Network Adapter HID-compliant mouse Razer Cyclosa Razer Abyssus 1800 (002) Razer Cyclosa (001) Razer Abyssus 1800 (004) HID Keyboard Device Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.30) No idea if the Razer Processes are at the root of my problem, but since I don't use it, disabled it at the Task Manager / Startup tab. Process is there, but does not show up in the Programs and Features list of installed applications.

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Best practices for resolving RzWizard issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with RzWizard. 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 repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, 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 RzWizard.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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