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What is TrayIcon.exe?

TrayIcon.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 TrayIcon.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.

TrayIcon.exe file information

The process known as AGEIA PhysX System Tray Applet or AGEIA PhysX Tray Icon or TrayIcon MFC Application or Display Tray Icon Application

belongs to software AGEIA PhysX or AGEIA PhysX System Tray Applet or PC MightyMax (version 2009, 2010) or ABIT Siluro Display Card DisplayTrayIcon Application or TrayIcon Application

by Ageia Technologies (www.geforce.com) or PC MightyMax (www.pcmightymax.net).

Description: TrayIcon.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TrayIcon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 331,776 bytes (83% of all occurrences), 339,968 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/trayicon.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The TrayIcon.exe file is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with TrayIcon.exe, you may want to remove the entire program AGEIA PhysX or 890x Install Driver Setup using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify TrayIcon.exe related errors

If TrayIcon.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 41% dangerous. The file size is 147,456 bytes. There is no description of the program. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is not a Windows system file. TrayIcon.exe is able to record inputs.

If TrayIcon.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 54% dangerous. The file size is 34,049 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no information about the author of the file. The process starts when programs are launched. The file is not a Windows core file. TrayIcon.exe seems to be a compressed file.

If TrayIcon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 58% dangerous. The file size is 126,888 bytes.

External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:

  • "CacheBoost" can run at start up. CacheBoost "optimizes the System Cache-Management of Windows XP/2000/NT and Windows .Net Servers, resulting in a performance boost"
  • "DisplayTrayIcon" is not required to run at start up. System Tray access to display properties for ABIT graphics cards. Unless you change your desktop resolution, etc regularily use Control Panel -> Display

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TrayIcon.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example Trojan.Win32.Agent.drm (detected by Kaspersky), and TROJ_AGENT.APU or TROJ_Generic (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the TrayIcon.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

Some physics engine for games if you have an AGEIA PhysX card.
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Summary: Average user rating of TrayIcon.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
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