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Privacy policy About Wikipedia Disclaimers Contact Wikipedia Developers Cookie statement Mobile view File.Info EN DE Files Apps Contact Home > Windows files > LaunchU3.exe What does the LaunchU3.exe file do? I have one of those drives, and a reformat worked for me. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. So I did remove it and it works on my Mac, but everytime I plug it in, a folder called Embedded Documents containing a file called LaunchU3.exe.

I spent way too much time on this I guess I have learned a valuable lesson though. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. To resolve this issue, you first need to ensure that you really have the U3 smart drive with you. Message 1 of 2 (28,388 Views) Reply 0 Kudos 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 fsiegle1 Newbie Posts: 2 Registered: ‎03-09-2009 Re: What is LaunchU3.exe? http://forums.macnn.com/82/applications/369072/launchu3-exe-do-i-need-this/

Find More Posts by turtle777 Vitaly Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Aug 2008 Status: Offline Aug 4, 2008, 11:18 AM you can use this tool from sandisk http://www.sandisk.com/Retail/Default.aspx?CatID=1415 luck! forums.sandisk.com. 2008-01-11. ^ "Update for Windows Vista (KB940199)". Macworld - five mice! To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for U3Launcher or the name of the producer.

Join our site today to ask your question. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant. Right click on the file (for me, it was still on my desktop)2. In case, the drive letter for USB drive is not displayed, it is quite likely that you have purchased and ordinary USB drive and not a USB smart drive.

Then, I removed the old Jump Drive, plugged in the new one, and copied everything from the desktop to it. Stay logged in Sign up now! Somehow I'm still running out of space. http://forums.sandisk.com/t5/Sansa-View/What-is-LaunchU3-exe/td-p/131606 Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site.

There isn't an option for removing it from my desktop. U3 programs can be downloaded from the U3 website and other places. What should I do?". SanDisk is currently headquartered in Milpitas, California, USA.

These USB flash drives are called smart drives and have the U3 Launchpad installed on them. Great thanks.  16 GB 2nd Generation Black iPod Touch w/Contour Showcase  White Core 2 Duo Macbook with: 2.0 GHz/1 GB Ram/80 GB Hard Drive View Jmi Morrison I found it here in Vista: C\ProgramData\U3\U3Launcher Greg LaunchU3 came preloaded on the GeekSquad USB Flash Drive, that I purchased at Best Buy. It's still on the Cruzer and that's fine, but I can't get it off my desktop on my Mac.

You MUST use the U3 removal tool from SanDisk, and it's Windows only. The original file is digitally signed. View Public Profile Visit CharlesS's homepage! I have an IMac running with Tiger OS X.

Ticking sound coming from a .pkg package? I was trying to copy all of my documents from one of my SanDisk Cruzer Micro Jump Drives to another. Next time I will open the file and check it out first. This LaunchU3 program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager.

Find More Posts by Jasoco turtle777 Clinically Insane Join Date:Jun 2001 Location:planning a comeback ! If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. For starters, it's a Windows executable file.

APIs[edit] The U3 application programming interfaces (APIs) allow U3 programs lower-level access to USB flash drive, and to query the drive letter.

That's more than the HD in my first Mac. All rights reserved. Inspect it first with Pacifist. I didn't know what it was, so I began to surf the internet to find out.

Privacy Policy Terms of Use Sales and Refunds Legal Site Map U3 (software) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For other uses, see U3 (disambiguation). You are here: MacNN Forums > Software - Troubleshooting and Discussion > Applications > LaunchU3.exe do I need this??? X Definitely not required - typically viruses, spyware, adware and "resource hogs". ? LaunchU3.exe is a file with no information about its developer.

Don't let the .bom go off! Hope the Windows version works on my wife's Windows laptop...without buggering anything else on the laptop. Remove the check from that, and then it should be unlocked. There should be a little checkbox "Locked." Simply unlock it!Freedom!!!

Pick one... 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. it's the reason I, and a lot of other people, won't buy Western Digital MyBook's anymore because after mid-2009 they started putting proprietary bloated backup software in the firmware that couldn't The U3 APIs primarily allow developers who choose to use more of the power of U3 to control how their application handles things like device removal and saves data back to

Roberts View Public Profile Find More Posts by olePigeon KathiH Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Mar 2010 Status: Offline Mar 26, 2010, 05:13 PM OK, no good.