What is GoogleDesktop.exe?

GoogleDesktop.exe is part of GoogleDesktop and developed by Google according to the GoogleDesktop.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like GoogleDesktop.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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GoogleDesktop.exe's description is "GoogleDesktop".

GoogleDesktop.exe is digitally signed by Google.

GoogleDesktop.exe is an .exe file.

GoogleDesktop.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe

GoogleDesktop.exe basic information

Description
GoogleDesktop
Internal Name
Google Desktop
Version
5.0.611.15541
Company
Hash
40B9AFB5C20C27BF03548C5F5C87CB0A

GoogleDesktop.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopIndex.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopDisplay.exe
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktopCrawl.exe

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List of the actions GoogleDesktop.exe executes on a user's PC
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\\user_sid new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\\safeweb new registry key parameter created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Google Desktop new catalogue created
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Google Desktop\2c3f81a0e3bd new catalogue created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\\data_dir new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\\install_dir new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\\blacklist-1 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\\indexing_mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Hyper new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Hyper\\hyper_indexing_mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\\timestamp new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\Preferences\\notified_historical_indexing new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%\Software\Google\Google Desktop\\indexing_resume_time new registry key parameter created

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GoogleDesktop.exe's virus check

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of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

23%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

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of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

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