What is JagexLauncher.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the JagexLauncher.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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JagexLauncher.exe file information

The process known as RuneScape Launcher (version 1.2.7, 1.0.4) or OldSchool RuneScape Launcher (version 1.2.5) belongs to software RuneScape Launcher or OldSchool RuneScape Launcher by Jagex.

Description: JagexLauncher.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The JagexLauncher.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder (common is C:\Users\USERNAME\jagexcache\jagexlauncher\bin\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 14,336 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 12,800 bytes. 
The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. There is no file information. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramRuneScape Launcher or OldSchool RuneScape Launcher.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as JagexLauncher.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the JagexLauncher.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

thank you I'll try to see if any of these methods work to be able to play RuneScape again in the legacy client

Summary: Average user rating of JagexLauncher.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks JagexLauncher.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving JagexLauncher issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with JagexLauncher. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the JagexLauncher.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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