How to remove an Trayserver error
The free file information forum can help you determine if Trayserver.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Trayserver.exe file information
The process known as ObjectBar TrayServer or Trayserver belongs to software MAGIX Movie Edit Pro (version 15 Plus, 14 PLUS, 15, 12 demo) or SmartStartup or Windows XP look and feel for or ObjectBar TrayServer by Stardock (www.stardock.com) or MAGIX AG (www.magix.com).
Description: The file Trayserver.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (typically C:\Program Files\Common Files\Stardock\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 90,112 bytes (73% of all occurrences) or 86,016 bytes.
The program has a visible window. Program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File Trayserver.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to remove the entire program MAGIX Video deluxe 2008 PLUS or MAGIX Video deluxe 2007 PLUS using Windows Control Panel.
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If Trayserver.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 81,920 bytes (86% of all occurrences), 73,728 bytes or 53,248 bytes.
The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
File Trayserver.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet.
Trayserver.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications.
You have the option to remove the entire program ObjectBar or SmartStartup using Windows Control Panel.
External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:
- "1A:Stardock TrayMonitor" must run at start up. For monitoring tray icons - if disabled icons will not be displayed in ObjectBar or DesktopX
- "TrayServer" is not required to run at start up. For monitoring tray icons
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Trayserver.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the Trayserver.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.
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