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

How to fix pds.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your pds process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair pds.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: Common Base Agent Ping Discovery Service

Product: Intel Common Base Agent

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: LANDesk Software (landesk.com)

File: pds.exe

The Ping Discovery Service is a background process that monitors the network for ping requests. When it receives a ping request, it responds based on the parameters delivered by the ping command. It stores information based on the ping request, and alerts you if you have a pong notification set up. Founded in 1985, LANDesk provides system, security, and software management solutions to businesses and home consumers. It is headquartered in South Jordan, Utah.www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/pds.exe.html 
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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!

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Users Opinions

Average user rating of pds.exe: based on 18 votes. Read also the 6 reviews.

  • 794 users ask for this file. 12 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as little bit dangerous. 5 users rated it as dangerous.

All comments about pds.exe:
pds.exe is associated with Intel LANDesk Management Suite software and discovers registered products on your computer.
Landesk agent is used by IS dept for software monitoring, patch management and remote control troubleshooting within our network.
Located in system32/cba created a udp flood. alex
pds.exe is backprocess of LANDesk management ssu
This file is not dangerous. It is also not required.
block this process and remove it

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