What is WULaunchApp.exe?

The genuine WULaunchApp.exe file is a software component of Catalyst Control Center by Advanced Micro Devices.
AMD Catalyst Control Center is configuration tool for AMD APUs and GPUs to perform faster. WULaunchApp.exe uninstalls the Catalyst Control Center. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. AMD Catalyst Control Center is a program designed for the Windows platform that enables AMD APUs and GPUs to perform faster. The software offers over twenty features and claims up to 19% performance increase on AMD Radeon graphics and up to 29% on AMD APUs. This program is often installed along with drivers for AMD graphics cards. 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.

WULaunchApp stands for Windows Uninstaller Launcher Application for Catalyst Control Center

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 WULaunchApp.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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WULaunchApp.exe file information

The process known as WULaunchApp.exe belongs to software AMD VISION Engine Control Center by Advanced Micro Devices (

Description: WULaunchApp.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WULaunchApp.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 549,376 bytes (58% of all occurrences), 474,312 bytes or 445,320 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. WULaunchApp.exe is not a Windows system file. WULaunchApp.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with AMD VISION Engine Control Center occur, you may want to uninstall the software using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify WULaunchApp.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WULaunchApp.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WULaunchApp.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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Best practices for resolving WULaunchApp issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WULaunchApp. 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 WULaunchApp.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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