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12-04-2013, 11:31 PM
Hey guys i updated to windows 8.1 and i get this application on the startup
Do you know what is it and how it got there????

12-05-2013, 07:25 AM
Hey Braindamage

I did a quick internet research and it seems it is from your soundcard, so no worries mate ;)

Hsmgr.exe is a driver component for Asus, Auzentech, Creative and other sound cards. HsMgr.exe (32-bit) and HsMgr64.exe (64-bit) are services that provide the GX2.0 features. Under Vista, they also enable Directsound 2D/3D/EAX for applications, so it is not a good idea to disable them. These run at startup and in many cases you will be asked to allow the file to run on each startup. To eliminate that behavior and allow it on all bootups, open the file properties, and on the General tab click the "Unblock" button.


12-05-2013, 12:12 PM
Thanks mate, i didnt understand those term in that post so i asked here!!
Am relieved that is something from the soundcard and not a malware... I have just done a fresh install of windows ;p

12-05-2013, 12:33 PM
No problem mate, glad i could help you out on this!