What is GoogleDesktopIndex.exe? Is GoogleDesktopIndex.exe spyware or a virus?
How to fix GoogleDesktopIndex.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your GoogleDesktopIndex process
2. Run SpeedUpMyPC to fix related speed issues
3. Run Spyware Doctor to remove persistent malware
Process name: Google Desktop
Company: Google (toolbar.google.com)
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.
If you want a detailed security rating about your GoogleDesktopIndex.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.
Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!
Average user rating of GoogleDesktopIndex.exe: based on 35 votes. Read also the 27 reviews.
1415 users ask for this file. 27 users rated it as not dangerous. 4 users rated it as not so dangerous. 1 user rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 1 user rated it as dangerous. 3 users didn't rate it ("don't know").
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