How to remove an ADC error
The free file information forum can help you determine if ADC.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
ADC.exe file information
The process known as Active Desktop Calendar Application belongs to software Active Desktop Calendar or Active Desktop Calendar Application or Advanced Disk Cleaner by XemiComputers ltd (www.xemico.com) or Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: The file ADC.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,150,400 bytes (8% of all occurrences), 3,330,048 bytes and 49 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. ADC.exe is not a Windows core file. ADC.exe is able to record keyboard inputs. The application can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. ADC.exe is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can uninstall the program Active Desktop Calendar or Microsoft Active Directory, update it, or try to get help from the software vendor. Click on www.xemico.com to update it, click on www.xemico.com to visit the vendor's website, or click on Active Desktop Calendar or Microsoft Active Directory in Windows Control Panel (section Software or Programs) to uninstall it.
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If ADC.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 86% dangerous. The file size is 4,485,632 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 3,747,840 bytes, 3,723,264 bytes or 3,743,744 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
File ADC.exe is not a Windows system file. The process can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. It is able to record keyboard inputs.
ADC.exe is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs.
You could uninstall Active Desktop Calendar from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".
If ADC.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 66% dangerous. The file size is 3,746,389 bytes. The program has a visible window. ADC.exe is able to record keyboard inputs. The file is not a Windows system file. ADC.exe is able to record inputs and manipulate other programs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "XemiCo" is not required to run at start up. XemiComputers Active Desktop Calendar
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ADC.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ADC.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.
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