sxgtkbar.exe Process Information

Process Name: Yamaha Multiemdia
Author: Yamaha CORPORATION
System Process:
Yes
Uses network:
No
Hardware related:
No
Background Process:
Yes
Spyware:
Yes
Trojan:
No
Virus:
No
Security risk 0-5:
0

What is sxgtkbar exe?

sxgtkbar.exe is installed alongside the drivers for the Yamaha SXG soundcard. This gives quick and easy access via the system tray bar to diagnostics and configuration. This program is a non-essential system process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.

The “.exe” file extension stands for Windows executable file. Any program that is executable has the .exe file extension. Find out if sxgtkbar.exe is a virus and sould be removed, how to fix sxgtkbar.exe error, if sxgtkbar exe is CPU intensive and slowing down your Windows PC. Any process has four stages of the lifecycle including start, ready, running, waiting, terminated or exit.

Should You Remove sxgtkbar exe?

If you are asking yourself if it is safe to remove sxgtkbar.exe from your Windows system then it is understandable that it is causing trouble. sxgtkbar.exe is a system process. sxgtkbar.exe should not be disabled, required for essential applications to work properly. System processes are processes that are run and managed by the operating system and are important to run the operating system. System processes manage different functionality of the operating system including memory management, hard disk management, network management, display, and so on. So, it is recommended that you do not remove sxgtkbar.exe.

Fix sxgtkbar.exe Error?

There are many reasons why you are seeing sxgtkbar.exe error in your Windows system including:

Malicious software
Malicious software infects the system with malware, keyloggers, spyware, and other malicious actors. They slow down the whole system and also cause .exe errors. This occurs because they modify the registry which is very important in the proper functioning of processes.
Incomplete installation
Another common reason behind sxgtkbar.exe error is an incomplete installation. It can happen because of errors during installation, lack of hard disk space, and crash during install. This also leads to a corrupted registry causing the error.

Application conflicts and Missing or corrupt windows drivers can also lead to sxgtkbar.exe error.

The solution to fixing sxgtkbar.exe error include any one of the following

  • Make sure your PC is protected with proper anti-virus software program.
  • Run a registry cleaner to repair and remove the Windows registry that is causing sxgtkbar.exe error.
  • Make sure the system’s device drivers are updated properly.

It is also recommended that you run a performance scan to automatically optimize memory and CPU settings.

Is a sxgtkbar.exe CPU intensive?

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 sxgtkbar.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.