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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
xds.exe is a program file which would have been installed by you on your pc, it would not have been preinstalled software. 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 xds.exe file is a virus that get installed via rogue websites. This will alter the exe and exefile registry entries so that any executable program will no longer run, as it tries to override and execute the virus again and again. This should be removed immediately if you have it on your computer. This can also install via holes in Firefox and Windows 7 via rogue popup windows. Visit xds.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 xds.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\users\owner\appdata\local\xds.exe

  • Is xds.exe spyware?
        Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        Yes. This is advertising related, so it is considered adware and may be causing popup windows on your computer.

  • Is xds.exe considered a virus or trojan?

  • Would you recommend that I remove xds.exe?
        Yes, I would remove xds.exe if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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