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WkDetect.exe process file

What is WkDetect.exe? Is WkDetect.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: Microsoft® Works Update Detection

Product: Microsoft® Works

Company: Microsoft® Corporation (

File: WkDetect.exe

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126 users ask for this file. 1 user rated it as not dangerous. 1 user rated it as dangerous.

All comments about WkDetect.exe:
Shio Not dangerous, the Works Distance Call.
Not a valid MS updater file
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