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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This program is part of your Microsoft Works software suite. It will automatically check for new updates whenever you are online. This program is not considered to be adware and is considered a safe program. Visit wkdetect.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 wkdetect.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The actual disk location of this program is: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe

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

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

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