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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
BingDesktop.exe is a file which most likely found its way onto your system by you installing it yourself, but this could also arrive preinstalled on your Windows computer. The correct file location is also listed at the bottom of this page. This is so you can verify it is the same file and location to match your file name and not some like named file placed elsewhere. Malware and virus programs often mimic a similiar named file in an attempt to fool you, so always verify the file name and folder location. This BingDesktop.exe software program it is called Bing Desktop. This program is from Microsoft and is related to the search engine Bing. This will run whenever your Windows computer is rebooted and it will show in your processes list. This file is considered safe and is not virus or malware related software. Visit bingdesktop.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 bingdesktop.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\BingDesktop\BingDesktop.exe is where you will find this program on your hard drive.

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

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

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