What is mlb-nexdef-autobahn.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 mlb-nexdef-autobahn.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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Mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mlb-nexdef-autobahn
Mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as MLB.TV NexDef Plug-in, powered by Autobahn belongs to software MLB.TV NexDef Plug-in or MLB.TV NexDef Plug-in, powered by by Swarmcast or MLB Advanced Media LP.

Description: Mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—common is C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\Autobahn\ or C:\Users\USERNAME\Local Settings\Application Data\Autobahn\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 13,179,660 bytes (62% of all occurrences), 801,032 bytes, 797,184 bytes, 802,056 bytes or 802,960 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: User Shell Folders). The file is not a Windows system file. Mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe is able to monitor applications and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 71% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The developer Getautobahn provides a support site for assistance, and an uninstaller (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program ⇒ MLB.TV NexDef Plug-in, powered by or MLB.TV NexDef Plug-in).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe. Therefore, you should check the mlb-nexdef-autobahn.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

source appears to be Major League baseball viewer
High Def plugin for MLB.TV
  Kyle   (further information)
hd plugin für mlbtv,com funktioniert nicht unter windows 7
It is used to watch MLB TV streaming in HD. I have the app and it works well for me. No viruses at all.
  Matagat   (further information)
GBTV (Glenn Beck) media stream uses this as well
  Eric Long  
Believe installed by GBTV on my system as they use MLB TV technology.
  Richard Silvano Sr  
Is use by MLB Viewer and The Blaze TV (formerly GBTV) to automatically choose video quality based on bandwith.
  Cody   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe: based on 6 votes with 7 user comments. 4 users think mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving mlb-nexdef-autobahn issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mlb-nexdef-autobahn. 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 mlb-nexdef-autobahn.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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