The genuine LaunchApplication.exe file is a software component of Nokia PC Suite by Nokia.
The launcher for the Nokia PC Suite, this process runs silently and automatically detects when a Nokia device is plugged into your PC. When the Nokia device is detected, the Nokia PC Suite is launched. The Nokia PC Suite allows you to transfer files and content back and forth between your Nokia device and your PC. One of the world's oldest companies, Nokia was founded in 1865 in Finland.
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 LaunchApplication.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.
Description: LaunchApplication.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. LaunchApplication.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 227,328 bytes (38% of all occurrences), 271,360 bytes and 5 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. The LaunchApplication.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. LaunchApplication.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 14% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LaunchApplication.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example W32.SillyFDC (detected by Symantec), and TrojanDownloader:Win32/Bagle (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the LaunchApplication.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with LaunchApplication. 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 LaunchApplication.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.