Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. ndstray.exe
Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.
What is it?
NDSTray.exe is a file which was most likely on your computer the day you first acquired it. It may have also been installed by you. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where it’s 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. The NDSTray.exe file goes by the name Network Device Switch, and it is a configuration file from Toshiba. If you are using a Toshiba pc then you may see this in your startup list. This is not considered trojan, spyware or virus related, and is considered a safe file. Visit ndstray.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 ndstray.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The file location will be in your Windows or System32 folder.
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 viruses, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see similar 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 similar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, ndstray.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similar to a system file. Make sure to always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. ndstray.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names that companies choose.
Is ndstray.exe spyware?
Is this considered adware or popup related?
Is this considered a virus or trojan?
Would you recommend that I remove ndstray.exe?
No, I would not remove this file.