mmtray.exe is a process belonging to Musicmatch Jukebox, an audio player which allows you to organize and play your MP3 music files and other media formats. This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.
Note: mmtray.exe is also a process belonging to the Morgan Multimedia codec set.
If you are asking yourself if it is safe to remove mmtray.exe from your Windows system then it is understandable that it is causing trouble. mmtray.exe is not a critical component and a non-system process. Any process that is not managed by the system is known as non-system processes. It is safe to terminate the non-system process as they do not affect the general functionality of the operating system. However, the program using the non-system processes will be either terminated or halted.
There are many reasons why you are seeing mmtray.exe error in your Windows system including:
Application conflicts and Missing or corrupt windows drivers can also lead to mmtray.exe error.
The solution to fixing mmtray.exe error include any one of the following
It is also recommended that you run a performance scan to automatically optimize memory and CPU settings.
Windows process requires three resource types to function properly including CPU, Memory, and Network. CPU cycles to do computational tasks, memory to store information and network to communicate with the required services. If any of the resources are not available, it will either get interrupted or stopped.
Any given process has a process identification number(PID) associated with it. A user can easily identify and track a process using its PID. Task Manager is a great way to learn how much resources mmtray.exe process is allocating to itself. It showcases process resource usage in CPU/Memory/Disk and Network. If you have a GPU, it will also showcase the percentage of GPU it is using to run the process.