redirector - Is redirector trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is redirector?
Purpose of redirector:



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. redirector

File type:
Misc file type - Not an exe or dll file, but still could be an executable if it is an activex file, script, etc.

Purpose of this file:
redirector is a program which was most likely installed by you and probably did not arrive as preinstalled program on your PC. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This redirector software application is part of Citrix remote access software. Redirector will appear in your ctrl alt del tasklist upon bootup. You are probably using this software to remote to other computer for business use or support of some type, so I assume you are aware of this if on your computer. This file is considered safe and is not virus, adware, or spyware related. Visit redirector 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 redirector location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file can be found on your computer at C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\ICA Client\redirector.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, redirector may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. redirector can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is redirector spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

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    redirector is a program which was most likely installed by you and probably did not arrive as preinstalled program on your PC. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This redirector software application is part of Citrix remote access software. Redirector will appear in your ctrl alt del tasklist upon bootup. You are probably using this software to remote to other computer for business use or support of some type, so I assume you are aware of this if on your computer. This file is considered safe and is not virus, adware, or spyware related. This file can be found on your computer at C:\Program Files (x86)\Citrix\ICA Client\redirector.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.