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What is ApplePhotoStreams.exe?

ApplePhotoStreams.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 ApplePhotoStreams.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.


ApplePhotoStreams.exe file information

The process known as Apple Photostreams Uploader Executable belongs to software iCloud or iCloud Control Panel by Apple (www.apple.com).

Description: ApplePhotoStreams.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ApplePhotoStreams.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 59,240 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 59,720 bytes, 59,872 bytes or 59,280 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/applephotostreams.exe.html 
The ApplePhotoStreams.exe file is digitally signed. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). ApplePhotoStreams.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The ApplePhotoStreams.exe file is a Verisign signed file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. ApplePhotoStreams.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous.
You can also visit the vendor's support site or uninstall Apple software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify ApplePhotoStreams.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ApplePhotoStreams.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ApplePhotoStreams.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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