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What is AD.exe?

AD.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if AD.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

AD.exe file information

The process known as AutoDialogs executable belongs to software MetaProducts AutoDialogs or AutoDialogs by MetaProducts corp (www.metaproducts.com).

Description: AD.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file AD.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,070,528 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 503,296 bytes, 488,452 bytes, 487,428 bytes or 628,144 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/ad.exe.html 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. It is able to record keyboard inputs. The AD.exe file is not a Windows system file. AD.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 65% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If any problems with MetaProducts AutoDialogs occur, you may also want to remove the entire program using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify AD.exe related errors

If AD.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 253,904 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, C:\Windows\win.ini). AD.exe is not a Windows system file. AD.exe seems to be a compressed file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AD.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AD.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

hakiki ad.exe bir ekran koruyucudur.(Afterdrk) fakat günümüzde bu isimde virüsler de türemiştir
Handy utility for select directories with keyboard shortcuts. AutoDialogs on link:

Summary: Average user rating of AD.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments.
One user thinks AD.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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