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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
Bds.exe is a program file which you would have installed yourself on your own 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. Bds.exe is a common name, short names like this can often be used by many companies, this one is most often associated with Borland Software (not Codegear software) and the Delphi installation. The BDS.exe is for the Borland Database Engine (as it used to be called), and this will be a running task if you install Delphi software. This file is considered safe and is not spyware. Visit bds.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 bds.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your disk drive at C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{AB3EC276-D261-4943-A921-1CC1C6799AED}\corex\B2284239\1CC39CF2 and also at C:\Program Files\CodeGear\RAD Studio\5.0\bin


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

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

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