What is MMix_32.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 MMix_32.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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MMix_32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with MMix_32
MMix_32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as ModernMix belongs to software Stardock ModernMix or Stardock by Stardock Software.

Description: MMix_32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file MMix_32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (for example C:\Program Files (x86)\Stardock\ModernMix\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,093,472 bytes (25% of all occurrences), 1,094,992 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. MMix_32.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with Stardock ModernMix or Stardock Corporation occur, you can also do the following:
  • consult [1][2]'s Customer Service for advice
  • uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program

Recommended: Identify MMix_32.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MMix_32.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the MMix_32.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

F├╝hrt in Windows 8 App-Anwendungen in einem Fenster auf dem Desktop aus
  Thomas Toelle   (further information)
simuliert Fenster auf dem Desktop von allen Apps und Anwendungen unter win 8.0 und 8.1

Summary: Average user rating of MMix_32.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think MMix_32.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving MMix_32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MMix_32. 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 MMix_32.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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