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What is Versato.exe?

Versato.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 Versato.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.

Versato.exe file information

The process known as Versato MFC Application or Versato Background Control Program belongs to software Versato Application or Versato System or MediaKey by WayTech Development (www.waytech.com).

Description: Versato.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Versato.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 249,856 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 253,952 bytes and 7 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/versato.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. It is not a Windows system file. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The Versato.exe file is able to record keyboard inputs. Versato.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Q-Type or MediaKey.

Recommended: Identify Versato.exe related errors

If Versato.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 143,360 bytes. The process has no file description. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The Versato.exe file is not a Windows core file. Versato.exe is able to record inputs.

External information from Paul Collins:

  • "versato" can run at start up. "Hot" button (such as volume and browser control) management and a CD player as supplied with QTronix (as possibly Micro Innovations) keyboards

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Versato.exe. Therefore, you should check the Versato.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

I think It came from installing the exeem search toolba
  open source  
Its just a program running so the shortcuts on your keyboard will work...
Got it after installing a BENQ keyboard. 6mb of ram used for running shortcut!!! crap.
benq keyboard i believe
It's part of "Multimedia Keyboard" package. My versato.exe has 729,088 bytes. It ios in directory c:\Program Files\MediaKey version 7.2
  Adrian Boldan, Toronto   (further information)
It is the driver for the Ortek Versato MCK800 multifunction keyboard. Required driver for Versato MCK800 keyboard
Is also (needed) for the BenQ X500 Keyboard, keep it or delete it but it's def. not dangerrous ...
Checked my registry - not found re the above paths
  Dave S  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of Versato.exe: based on 12 votes with 8 user comments.
6 users think Versato.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 6 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users don't grade Versato.exe ("not sure about it").

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