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

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Process name: Google Desktop

Product: Google Desktop or Google Desktop Search or Digg's Top Stories Plugin or formZ RadioZity Demo or Able2Extract or Citation

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Google (toolbar.google.com)

File: GoogleDesktopIndex.exe


This is an indexing component of the Google Desktop Search program, a free utility that lets you use Google's search technology to locate items on your own computer. This process runs in the background and is responsible for indexing your files to enable Desktop Search to find them efficiently (without an index, each search could take hours.) See also: GoogleDesktopCrawl.exe.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/googledesktopindex.exe.html 

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Users Opinions

Average user rating of GoogleDesktopIndex.exe: based on 35 votes. Read also the 27 reviews.

  • 452 users ask for this file. 27 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous. 3 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about GoogleDesktopIndex.exe:
Google desktop  See also: Link mustafa
its from google
part of Google search engine, can be dangerous without firewall. xax
this is google's new desktop search tool, it is cool and safe  See also: Link Paul English
Google desktop engine. Installed on demand.  See also: Link chacal1233
Google desktop search, safe  See also: Link Adam
Very handy toolbar, not had any probs so far with it Dave Taylor
google search engine. cool tool, safe!
used for Googles Desktop utility. Be aware that this utility will index anything on your local machine, even if it is in someone else's profile. Sandy
google desktop search zach
google desktop col
Google indexing engine for "Desktop Search"  See also: Link shadow
Amazing tool! Just what I needed. Wonderful search options for audio, video, MS Office files, logs and more. Mystic-Danny
It's from google, safe!  See also: Link Patte
It's part of a Google Desktop Search Program. Very useful but check the personal preference settings. It can index items you may not want recording. brad
google desktop my pc has been slow since installing
just google it! xakep
Its a good helping too Martin
runs ok Reg
Depending on who distributes it, they can earn a commission every time you use it to search. Shady and ill-conceived. Daveeep
Part of Google Desktop Fr0g
if you want google desktop search you want this Ali
Google Desktop - Remote Exploitable  See also: Link DH
delete the aleart
ati hotkey poller
no prob's it is an toolbar of google
100% safe :D Bob

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