What is MouseElf.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 MouseElf.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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MouseElf.exe file information

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

The process known as The Mouse main program belongs to software Scroll Mouse or TwinTouch LuxeMate or soulART Restless Mouse or LuxeMate (version R3100) by unknown.

Description: MouseElf.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. MouseElf.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)"—in most cases C:\Program Files (x86)\Scroll Mouse\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\TwinTouch LuxeMate\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 192,512 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 196,608 bytes or 438,364 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. It is not a Windows core file. MouseElf.exe is a file with no information about its developer. It is able to record keyboard inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 83% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you want to remove the program completely, go to Control Panel ⇒ Software ⇒ Scroll Mouse or TwinTouch LuxeMate.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MouseElf.exe. Therefore, you should check the MouseElf.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

came with genius gaming mouse
Gehört zu Genius Tastatur und Mouse
  Steffen   (further information)
not compatible with Logitech PS/2 3 button scroll mouse with Acer (KYE) optical PowerScroll Eye USB mouse; may cause erratic cursor behavior in one or other or both

Summary: Average user rating of MouseElf.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think MouseElf.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving MouseElf issues

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