Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: splash.exe suddenly appears

04 Jun 2014   #1
shokan2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 
splash.exe suddenly appears

Splash.exe has appeared in Notification Area Icons. Splash.exe is not listed in Programs list. I've read various pages on what it is. My first question, though, is why did it just recently appear? And, even if I wanted to get rid of it, there is no listing for it, just that Notification Area item.




Attached Images
splash.exe suddenly appears-capture.jpg 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
04 Jun 2014   #2
dlc41

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Shokan,

Check this link, it explains what it is for and the different software that uses it.

splash.exe Windows process - What is it?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jun 2014   #3
shokan2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dlc41 View Post
Shokan,

Check this link, it explains what it is for and the different software that uses it.

splash.exe Windows process - What is it?
Yes, already read this. But I do not have, nor have downloaded recently, anything related to those companies or products.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

04 Jun 2014   #4
dlc41

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Do a search of the HD for the file. Find what program folder it is in.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jun 2014   #5
shokan2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dlc41 View Post
Do a search of the HD for the file. Find what program folder it is in.
Thanks. It is being used for a portable app I have and which I recently ran again after a couple years. Solved.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Jun 2014   #6
dlc41

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Your welcome
My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2014   #7
DarkSchneider94

Windows 7 ultimate 64
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Oct 2014   #8
shokan2

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Yes, splash.exe never appeared again. AFAIK, it's not harmful in any way. It's just a by-product of the process of making an application that was designed to be installed into a portable one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 splash.exe suddenly appears




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Incorrect Splash Screen
I get an incorrect Windows 7 screen (splash screen) when I start my computer that I would like to disable. I am the only user of my home computer and am not handicapped. However the first screen I see has a handicap logo on the bottom left and in the middle says "User Locked" and "Switch User"....
General Discussion
W7 hanging at splash screen
Hi guys, I have W7 x64 installed with all updates. I am running the OS from a SSD with about 10gig free, and also have a second drive with approx 500gig free. My system has been trouble free until just recently it would not start, after some testing we worked out the problem was hardware with...
General Discussion
Dotted box suddenly appears around "Shut Down", during Restart?
Once in awhile (usually after lots of system work...), when I go to Restart- A dotted box suddenly appears around Shut Down, when I put the cursor on Restart (Restart worked OK)!? Is Win trying to tell me to Shut Down, instead of Restart, or what?:huh:
General Discussion
Change of monitor, no BIOS splash, Win7 splash now Vista one....
Not sure if this is the right place to post this but anyway... Quite a while ago i swapped my old 19" monitor for my older Samsung 24" LCD 720P TV, its not bad as a monitor but i have a few issues. Since then i am unable to access the BIOS since my BIOS splash does not display so i cannot see...
Hardware & Devices
ALT, TAB window suddenly appears...
I am not sure what the window is called... it's the one that pops up when you hit alt tab and allows you to scroll between open top level programs. The Alt Tab window suddenly appears and scrolls rapidly between all the open programs. I can access the task bar and open more pinned programs, I...
General Discussion
Win 7 Makes Big Splash in Mac House
Preview Party: Windows 7 makes a big splash in a Mac house | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com
News


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:02.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App