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What is WinStore.Mobile.exe?


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#1 Pat(rick)

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 02:03 AM

What is WinStore.Mobile.exe? How to disable it?



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Posted 27 August 2015 - 03:04 AM

Hi Pat(rick)

 

 

You can read from here about Winstore.Mobile .exe it might be helpful for you

 

www.freefixer.com/library/file/WinStore.Mobile.exe-196601

 

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 05:27 AM

Me and Technonymous talked a bit about it here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/585440/an-app-that-centralizes-all-of-windows-10-privacy-settings/page-5#entry3801044 - The conversation starts on the next page

You could always disable it via Autoruns I guess since it's most likely being launched on startup. I can try it tonight and tell you what entry it is.

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 04:28 AM

Me and Technonymous talked a bit about it here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/585440/an-app-that-centralizes-all-of-windows-10-privacy-settings/page-5#entry3801044 - The conversation starts on the next page

You could always disable it via Autoruns I guess since it's most likely being launched on startup. I can try it tonight and tell you what entry it is.

I realized that my nvidia gpu was running this file. I went to task manager to end that process, and my laptop runs faster. Lol. What is this "Autoruns" you are talking about?



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Posted 29 August 2015 - 08:43 AM

 

Me and Technonymous talked a bit about it here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/585440/an-app-that-centralizes-all-of-windows-10-privacy-settings/page-5#entry3801044 - The conversation starts on the next page

You could always disable it via Autoruns I guess since it's most likely being launched on startup. I can try it tonight and tell you what entry it is.

I realized that my nvidia gpu was running this file. I went to task manager to end that process, and my laptop runs faster. Lol. What is this "Autoruns" you are talking about?

 

Very interesting that your nvidia GPU would be using that process which open ports and sends data back to Microsoft if that was indeed the case.



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Posted 29 August 2015 - 09:17 AM

Very interesting that your nvidia GPU would be using that process which open ports and sends data back to Microsoft if that was indeed the case.


This. Why do you say that your NVIDIA GPU was using that process?

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 11:45 AM

 

Very interesting that your nvidia GPU would be using that process which open ports and sends data back to Microsoft if that was indeed the case.


This. Why do you say that your NVIDIA GPU was using that process?

 

I have an nvidia gpu activity icon on my taskbar, and it shows that process is running. Lol. No idea why. I just know when it's running, my laptop gets slightly laggy. How would you recommend me to disable that process from starting when i boot up? Quite a noob here. :)



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Posted 29 August 2015 - 11:47 AM

Are you talking about this?
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Because this isn't the WinStore.Mobile.exe process at all.

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 11:57 AM

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There.



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Posted 29 August 2015 - 07:43 PM

This is weird. I wonder why that process would be using any GPU at all. Maybe a glitch with NVIDIA drivers and Windows 10? We know that they aren't completely stable yet.

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Posted 29 August 2015 - 11:29 PM

This is weird. I wonder why that process would be using any GPU at all. Maybe a glitch with NVIDIA drivers and Windows 10? We know that they aren't completely stable yet.

Yeah it could well be. Anyway, glitch aside, is it necessary that we do anything about that process or it's okay to just leave it alone?



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Posted 30 August 2015 - 06:05 AM

Basically you don't want to mess with SearchUI.exe (Cortana) or Winstore.Mobile.exe (Windows Store) and their directories permissions. It starts to break things very quickly. Even taking onwership breaks things and it's hard to reverse even with a backup. That's kind of scary actually seeing Winstore.Mobile.exe hooking itself to another program like that.



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Posted 30 August 2015 - 09:57 AM

I would leave that process alone. If you use a local account, I'm sure that this process wouldn't get launched.

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Posted 30 August 2015 - 10:45 AM

Lol alright then. Kinda wish i can remove the entire windows store because i don't even use it. Haha.  :lol:



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Posted 30 August 2015 - 10:51 AM

There's a way to disable it in Windows 8, it might work under Windows 10 as well.

http://www.howtogeek.com/111933/how-to-disable-the-windows-store-in-windows-8/

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