sidebar.exe

What is sidebar.exe?

Microsoft Windows sidebar that should be located in the that should be in the C:\program files\Windows Sidebar directory. If in another directory this process could be the Searchcentrix hijacker.

Is sidebar.exe safe?

This sidebar.exe file is safe and should not be considered threat to your computer.

Overall threat: No
Spyware: No
Trojan: No
Virus: No

How do I prevent sidebar.exe from loading?

If this program is loading each time your computer starts it could be in any number of locations Windows use to automatically load a program. Therefore we suggest downloading and running the free Startup Control Panel to quickly and correctly disable this program from automatically starting up.If you do not plan on using the program associated with sidebar.exe we suggest instead of disabling the process from starting up that you uninstall the program.

Questions related to sidebar.exe

If you've recently been getting errors with sidebar.exe it's recommend you unisntall or re-install any programs recently that may have generated this error. If this does not resolve your issue or you have not installed any program recently try recovering Windows back to a earlier copy.

If this does not help try one of the other Computer Hope online help suggestions.

Where can I download sidebar.exe?

If you're getting missing sidebar.exe file errors or other errors with the sidebar.exe file we suggest that you re-install the program, uninstall and re-install a more up-to-date version, or check to see if any updates are available for the program associated with the file instead of attempting to copy a new version of the file to the computer. File errors are often caused by more than just a single missing or corrupt file and copying just one file could cause more issues.

sidebar.exe company

Microsoft

Related dictionary definitions

C:\
Directory
Program
Program files
Sidebar
Windows
Windows Sidebar

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