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What is stdrt.exe?

Stdrt.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 stdrt.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.

Stdrt.exe file information

The process known as Windows Media Center Diagnostic Application or Media Dashboard or Windows Media Center or Multimedia Fusion Stand Alone Application or MCE Host belongs to software unknown by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or Clickteam.

Description: Stdrt.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. stdrt.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 372,736 bytes (68% of all occurrences) or 368,640 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/stdrt.exe.html 
The software has no file description. The program has no visible window. The stdrt.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is not a Windows system file. Stdrt.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 69% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify stdrt.exe related errors

If stdrt.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 331,776 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The stdrt.exe file is not a Windows system file. Stdrt.exe is able to record inputs.

Important: Some malware also uses the file name stdrt.exe, for example TROJ_SPNR.0BFE11 (detected by TrendMicro), and Trojan.Gen.2 (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the stdrt.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

It keeps transmitting random radio messages, which use up A LOT of mb/s of your internet connection, and RAM Memory
  Omega Wilkinson  
windows media center process starts up every time i reboot and mutes the audio. it does not let me unmute. need to terminate the process from task manager
stdrt.exe Is a runtime file and required for certain 3rd party applications, and is NOT a virus.
it's definitely a virus. it's gotta be. i've had it multiple times ande it always turns on with the computer and it eats up all your cpu and makes your computer run like crap. i think it communicates on the web too which is scary but not sure

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Summary: Average user rating of stdrt.exe: based on 7 votes with 4 user comments.
One user thinks stdrt.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users suspect danger. 4 users think stdrt.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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