How to remove an dadapp error
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Dadapp.exe file information
Description: dadapp.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - typically C:\Program Files\Dell\AccessDirect\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 211,828 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 208,560 bytes and 6 more variants.
There is no description of the program. The file is not a Windows core file. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The program is not visible. dadapp.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 62% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If any problems with dadapp.exe occur, you can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Dell AccessDirect or Kazaa.
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If dadapp.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 189,476 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. dadapp.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "DadApp" must run at start up. "DadApp is the SW utility that controls the programmable buttons on Dell Laptops. Not required, but should be left in because it can create a hassle and doesn't always restore functionality to those buttons once unchecked and rechecked" - direct from Dell
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dadapp.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the dadapp.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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