What is GoogleDesktop.exe? Is GoogleDesktop.exe spyware or a virus?

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1. Run Security Task Manager to check your GoogleDesktop process
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Process name: Google Desktop

Product: Google Desktop

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Google (toolbar.google.com)

File: GoogleDesktop.exe


A Google integration utility, Google Desktop is a program that enables search functionality through all of their programs and sites concurrently. As long as Google Desktop is running, a search will have the ability to search email, files, images, and anything else catalogued or stored in a Google program or web database. In 2011, Google discontinued their Desktop application suite due to the fact that cloud storage made a lot of its functionality irrelevant. Founded in 1998, the Google business model was originally built around their flagship search engine. Over the past ten years, they have introduced a variety of software and even tablets to the market.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/googledesktop.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of GoogleDesktop.exe: based on 21 votes. Read also the 13 reviews.

  • 578 users ask for this file. 11 users rated it as not dangerous. 3 users rated it as not so dangerous. 3 users rated it as neutral. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. 3 users rated it as dangerous. 3 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about GoogleDesktop.exe:
it's part of Google Desktop Search wich use the power of Google Engine to search every sort of documents on your local computer Black Dragon
It's from Google and enable the Desktop Search function. Not harmful at all.
Google Desktop Search  See also: Link Coloypr
Google Desktop Search.  See also: Link Sean A. Turvey U.E.
Google Desktop Search
As withmost googlesearch engines its complertelysafe PeterHowles-Meadowcroft
in system for 6 months-ok
It is the Google Desktop Manager. It only runs when Google Desktop Search needs it. It is not essential for Windows. By default, it is set to Manual (check in the Services Control Panel application), so that it can be run when Google Desktop Search needs it.  See also: Link david gunnells
GoogleDesktop.exe pops up after i have clicked shut down my computer, then i have to click END NOW. Then the computer finally shuts down. Brenda
yeah it was fuly taking over my computer aye. Got some Viruses. No good for me personally Damo
disable ssl/tls nader.fuladi
Is a virus auto run and block intener explorer 8 run 3 times wen windows start. To distroi go to program files find folder google delet all files is possible the dll files is not posible to remove but work de virus not run any more Tiago
I have(or had) this running on my laptop(even though I'm typing away on iPod touch) Evan Wilson

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