"MySQLNotifier.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "MySQLNotifier.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "MySQLNotifier.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "MySQLNotifier.exe" process?

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A

"MySQLNotifier.exe - MySQL Notifier" process notifies you when there is new MySQL update available. "MySQLNotifier.exe" process is created by the startup program entry "MySQL Notifier".

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "MySQLNotifier.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name         PID  Memory  Description

MySQLNotifier.exe  2433 5,096 K MySQL Notifier

Additional information about "MySQLNotifier.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Notifier 1.1\MySQLNotifier.exe
   
Started by: explorer.exe

Files used:
   C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Installer for Windows
   C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Notifier 1.1\MySQL.Utility.dll
   C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Roaming\MySQL\Workbench
   C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Roaming\Oracle\MySQL Notifier
   C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat
   C:\Windows\System32
   C:\Windows\System32\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui
   C:\Windows\assembly\pubpol126.dat

Registry keys: 
HKCU\Software\Classes
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKCU\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETFramework
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Fusion\PublisherPolicy\Default
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\NET Framework Setup\NDP\v4\Full
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9

"MySQLNotifier.exe" process is not a virus. You can terminate "MySQLNotifier.exe" process or remove the startup program entry "MySQL Notifier". You can check updates youself by going to MySQL website.

 

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