wddmstatus.lnk - Is wddmstatus.lnk trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is wddmstatus.lnk?
Purpose of wddmstatus.lnk:



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: wddmstatus.lnk

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:
WDDMStatus.lnk is a program that may have arrived as preinstalled software on your computer. The exact disk location where it should be stored on your computer 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 concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This WDDMStatus.lnk program appears in your startup folder and runs whenever your computer is rebooted. This is part of Western Digital, and most likely points to WDDMService.exe or WDSmartWareBackgroundService.exe. This file is considered safe and is not virus and spyware related. Visit wddmstatus.lnk 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 wddmstatus.lnk location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\WDDMStatus.lnk


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

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

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