apsdaemon.exe - Is apsdaemon.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is apsdaemon.exe?
Purpose of apsdaemon.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: apsdaemon.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
APSDaemon.exe is a file that you most likely installed yourself on your computer. The exact disk location is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are suspicious. This APSDaemon.exe file is installed with ITunes and it is from Apple and is part of their Ipod, Iphone, and Ipad related utilities that will run during your system startup. You may also see ituneshelper.exe and AppleSyncNotifier.exe along with this apsdaemon.exe file. It is not required to be in your startup so you can kill this task in your tasklist if you wish if you are not currently using Itunes. This file is not considered to be spyware, virus, or adware related software. Visit apsdaemon.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the apsdaemon.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file is found at C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleSyncNotifier.exe


  • Is apsdaemon.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is apsdaemon.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove apsdaemon.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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