What is MediaMallServer.exe?

The genuine MediaMallServer.exe file is a software component of PlayOn by MediaMall Technologies.
MediaMallServer.exe is an executable file that belongs to PlayOn, a software for Windows that provides game consoles, computers, digital televisions, mobile phones, tablets and set-top boxes with content from providers such as CBS, CNN, ESPN, Hulu, Netflix, and YouTube, on a regular television. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems.

PlayOn was launched in August 2008. It is a browser as well as a media server. It can access over 100 channels and 60 plugin channels available through PlayOn's Plugin Channel store. Extensions such as PlayMark can bookmark any video from any website to watch later.

MediaMall Technologies was founded in 2003 and develops software that provides users with affordable yet quality services that deliver content from the Internet directly to any kind of device. MediaMall has offices in New York, Seattle, and Copenhagen.

MediaMallServer stands for MediaMall PlayOn Server

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 MediaMallServer.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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MediaMallServer.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with MediaMallServer
MediaMallServer.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as PlayOn Server belongs to software PlayOn Server or PlayOn or MediaMall Server by MediaMall Technologies.

Description: MediaMallServer.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The MediaMallServer.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (typically C:\Program Files (x86)\MediaMall\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 8,310,024 bytes (6% of all occurrences), 7,953,512 bytes and 13 more variants. 
It is a background process, and the service name is MediaMall Server. The service shares media with PlayOn devices using Universal Plug and Play.
The program is not visible. The MediaMallServer.exe file is a Verisign signed file. MediaMallServer.exe is not a Windows core file. The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. MediaMallServer.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with MediaMallServer.exe, you can also do the following:

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MediaMallServer.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MediaMallServer.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.


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Best practices for resolving MediaMallServer issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MediaMallServer. 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 MediaMallServer.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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