What is uedit32.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 uedit32.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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Uedit32.exe file information

The process known as UltraEdit Professional Text/Hex Editor or UltraEdit-32 Professional Text/Hex Editor belongs to software UltraEdit or UltraEdit-32 by IDM Computer Solutions (

Description: Uedit32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Uedit32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 7,476,496 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 13,179,660 bytes, 5,558,272 bytes, 7,660,816 bytes or 1,089,536 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. It is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. Uedit32.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using uedit32.exe, you can also visit the support page or uninstall UltraEdit or UltraEdit-32 from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify uedit32.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as uedit32.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the uedit32.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

UltraEdit-32, great text editor with support for regular expressions, configurable syntax highliting (for programming), Dos/UNIX conversions, etc.
  Capi   (further information)
Best text editor ever! Includes macro and simple version of ultracompare
  User   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of uedit32.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think uedit32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving uedit32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with uedit32. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the uedit32.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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