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desktop.exe process file

What is desktop.exe? Is desktop.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: Desktop Search

Product: Virtual Desktop

Company: unknown

File: desktop.exe

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Users Opinions

36 users ask for this file. 1 user rated it as not dangerous. 2 users rated it as neutral. 1 user rated it as little bit dangerous. 12 users rated it as dangerous.

All comments about desktop.exe:
chris Created in a hidden folder in c:\windows called isrvs. Autostarts with windows and has delete protection.  See also: Link
ErwinH To remove the program, first shut it down in task manager an delete it directly with a dos-box (del desktop.exe).
this is a very dangerous file its store the viruses
eksman cannot be deleted and causes alot of crashes
Flash Installed without permission. Can't be deleted. Helper files change to random names if you delete them.
Shaun Horsburgh i know that it is the little search bar which appears in the toolbar (right to the left).
darryl i can't get rid of it!
ChOpS its bent, i cant open task manager to end the process,and delete the file. So im having to wipe my hard drive! thanks microsoft for making such an unstable system!  See also: Link
Jame Bryce It crashes my computer, and slows it down.Plus shuts down my computer when doing an Anti-Spyware scan.
ThreadKiller sie ist sehr hartnäckig und nervig!!!  See also: Link
mitch spyware
wng_z3r0 extremely dangerous! Part of irsvs infection, and mostly an indicator for the bube virus  See also: Link
Its fine for my computer
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