What is Wavepad.exe?

Wavepad.exe is part of WavePadSoundEditor and developed by NCH Software according to the Wavepad.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Wavepad.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, Wavepad.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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Wavepad.exe's description is "WavePadSoundEditor".

Wavepad.exe is digitally signed by NCH Software.

Wavepad.exe is an .exe file.

Wavepad.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\NCH Software\WavePad\wavepad.exe

Wavepad.exe basic information

Description
WavePadSoundEditor
Internal Name
WavePad
Version
10.67+
Company
Hash
3EB43ABCC9ABCD03D00574625E88D306

Wavepad.exe running processes

%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe
%TMP%\WavePad-3036-1\aacdec7.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\NCH Software\Components\aacdec7\aacdec7.exe

Wavepad.exe actions

List of the actions Wavepad.exe executes on a user's PC
%APPDATA%\NCH Software\WavePad\soundcache
new catalogue created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\VideoTutorials
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\VideoTutorials\\WatchedIntro
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\UsageStats\\VideoIntro
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\VideoTutorials\\WatchedEditing
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\UsageStats\\VidEditing
new registry key parameter created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\System\symsrv.dll.000
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\UsageStats\\CmNew
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\Assistant
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\Assistant\\AssistantRuns
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\UsageStats\\assist130
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\Mode
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\LogicalViewMode
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\FFlags
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\IconSize
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\Sort
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\ColInfo
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\GroupView
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\GroupByKey:FMTID
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\GroupByKey:PID
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{94D6DDCC-4A68-4175-A374-BD584A510B78}\\GroupByDirection
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\Settings\\CheckForVideo
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\UsageStatsChoice\\OpenWithVP
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\PushNotifications
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\PushNotifications\\Polled
new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\NCH Software\WavePad\notifications-en.txt
file moved
%USERPROFILE%\Desktop\Rev - Caption Freelancer Application - Online application - Step 4 (1) ttt.wav
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\WavSettings
new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\WavSettings\\Preset
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\WavSettings\\FormatAuto
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\WavSettings\\SampleRateAuto
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\WavSettings\\ChansAuto
new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\NCH Software\WavePad\WavCodec.wff
new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\UsageStats\\Save.wav
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\Settings\\SaveAsDir
new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\NCH Software\WavePad\UsageStats\\CmSaveAs
new registry key parameter created

Wavepad.exe can create new files and directories in the Windows registry. Check your system's performance and eliminate file conflicts and junk.

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Wavepad.exe's virus check

74%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

23%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

3%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

Wavepad.exe user rating

78%

of users rate Wavepad.exe as a useful program

21%

of users find Wavepad.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

1%

of users find Wavepad.exe to be malicious or a scam

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