What is WinMsgBalloonClient.exe?

The genuine WinMsgBalloonClient.exe file is a software component of RAIDXpert by AMD.
WinMsgBalloonClient.exe is an executable file that belongs to RAIDXpert, a remote RAID (redundant array of independent disks) configuration tool used for managing and monitoring all logical drives on AMD Chipset SATA Controllers. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. RAIDXpert is a utility tool created for the Windows platform that provides a browser-based GUI and features email notification of all major events or alarms, memory cache management, drive event logging, logical drive maintenance, rebuilding, and access to all components in the RAID configuration. The program does not support any other brands of RAID controllers. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is an American corporation that develops solutions in semiconductor technology and its applications in computer processors, motherboards, graphics processors and embedded systems for business and consumer markets. The company was founded in 1969 by Jerry Sanders and is currently based in Sunnyvale, California, United States.

WinMsgBalloonClient stands for Windows Message Balloon Client

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 WinMsgBalloonClient.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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WinMsgBalloonClient.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with WinMsgBalloonClient
WinMsgBalloonClient.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as RAIDXpert Event Notifier belongs to software RAIDXpert or RAIDXpert Event Notifier by AMD (

Description: WinMsgBalloonClient.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WinMsgBalloonClient.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 139,264 bytes (84% of all occurrences) or 147,704 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. WinMsgBalloonClient.exe is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. There is no information about the author of the file. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with WinMsgBalloonClient.exe, you may also visit the website or uninstall RAIDXpert software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

Recommended: Identify WinMsgBalloonClient.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WinMsgBalloonClient.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WinMsgBalloonClient.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 had my doubts about this file running as well. After further inspection of this file and the fact that I am running AMD Raid on my system and the file is digitally signed by VeriSign to Promise Technology. File size is (147,704 bytes) which matches the information posted here. If you inspect this file and it is not digitally signed and you are not running an AMD Raid setup you should definitely question the file.

Summary: Average user rating of WinMsgBalloonClient.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks WinMsgBalloonClient.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving WinMsgBalloonClient issues

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

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

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