What is Mouse.exe?

The genuine Mouse.exe file is a software component of Trust Gaming Mouse Driver by Trust Gaming.
This process runs and maintains the mouse driver for the Trust Gaming Mouse. The Trust Gaming Mouse has a variety of extra buttons and features to maximize game play for several different PC games. It also allows you to assign various functions to various buttons independent of game configuration.

Mouse stands for Mouse Driver

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 Mouse.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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Mouse.exe file information

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

The process known as Gaming Mouse Driver Monitor Program or Gaming Mouse Driver belongs to software Trust Gaming Mouse Driver or Gaming Mouse Driver by unknown.

Description: Mouse.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file Mouse.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (usually C:\Program Files (x86)\Trust Gaming Mouse\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,245,632 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 2,279,936 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Mouse.exe is not a Windows core file. Mouse.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous; but you should also compare this rating with the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to uninstall the software Trust Gaming Mouse Driver or Gaming Mouse Driver using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

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

Can be an actual DOS/old Windows driver

Summary: Average user rating of Mouse.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving Mouse issues

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