The ka196.tmp file is a DarkStar Dynamic Link Library that is part of MagicDVDCopier from Magic DVD Software. Despite the extension, this file is apparently needed to run the program. Most .tmp files are temporary files that can be safely deleted because they are not critical.
This can easily lead to someone deleting this file mistakenly, thinking it is a standard temporary file. But this file contains some of the code needed to run MagicDVDCopier. If you see an error with this file listed, the chances are good you will need to reinstall the software. But before you do, clean your registry to make sure the file hasn’t simply been misplaced.
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