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

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1. Run Security Task Manager to check your watchdog process
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of watchdog.exe: based on 40 votes. Read also the 40 reviews.

373 users ask for this file. 25 users rated it as not dangerous. 5 users rated it as not so dangerous. 5 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 3 users rated it as dangerous. 4 users didn't rate it ("don't know").


All comments about watchdog.exe:
It is part of a scanner program   MAC27
Part of Motorola's phone tools   RANDOLPH KINNEY
Mobile Phone Tools - Checks for Phoneconection  
It is a watchdog of Voetbal International a dutch soccer weakmagazine  See also: Link   Boukie
Part of mustek scanner programs and also used for motorola's phone tools (data cable program for motorola cell phones)   Ian QuismO
Motorola's phone tools for pc   chirs
All programs can be compromised.. This Prog is a Resident security program that monitors changes in registry part of Reg Run which is the best security intigrator I have found  See also: Link   Wm
motorola phone tools   7.Rave
Mobile Phone Tools   go-fast
nothing really it got auto installed after I installed a program called mobile PhoneTools for a Motorola Phone  See also: Link   giorgio torricelli
It's also used for some of Oakley Networks remote monitoring products.  See also: Link   secada
Its from Voetbal International a Dutch soccer weekmagazine- like boukie said.   Tet
Motorola Phone Tools   Greg
Motorola Mobile Phone Tools   Broda
Just installed motorola phone tools and Watchdog.exe is starting up after reboot. There may be other programs that have Watchdog.exe file included, but in my situation it is resident in the Motorola program set,   DephKey
Motorola Mobile Phone Tools   Motorola Modder
Motorola Phone tools connection watcher   Tony
It's a Fortinet service   Cartec
part of motoral phone tools   maureen
Motorola Phone Tools   Roger
Motorola mobile PhoneTools   I do NOT know...
Part of Motorola's phone tools, remained after uninstalled   tymes
it came with mobilephone tools   Rob
Just installed motorola phone tools and Watchdog.exe is starting up after reboot. There may be other programs that have Watchdog.exe file included, but in my situation it is resident in the Motorola program set,can't move it even with dir move.   TomW
Motorola Phone Tools   David
Mobile Phone Tools (program for interacting between your PC and your Motorola mobile phone - the exe runs auto at startup and simply sits there and tells the PC when your phone is plugged in)  See also: Link   aido727
Motorola Mobile Phone Tools   Moris
1. It won't stay deleted, 2. Program Lies. It claims to be (C:\Program Files\Intervideo\WinDVD\DVDCheck.exe) which is non-existent.  
Motorola Phone Tools   Fortyse7en
motorola phone tools   A1ex
system couldnt end this exe while shutdown...   adriaconnection
Motorola phone tools   JDUB
watchdog.exe is the Opsware SAS agent that runs on Windows. Used for systems management.  See also: Link   PatrickW
Ive uninstalled motorola mobile phone tools and it persists to come up, if your like me and have uninstalled the program feel free to kill it. otherwise keep it   Luke
Used by Media Portal  See also: Link   Scott
Appears to be part of a DVD program called Intervideo.  
Opsware Agent; part of an Enterprise OS monitoring tool.   Remy
It seems to be a system configuration content which enables to predict driver related issues but sometimes harmful also   Anish
it's relater to giraffic video accelerator but not part of the main program. i assume it's some kind of spyware.   Mazzles
Keylogger   Elliott

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