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What is DellDock.exe?

DellDock.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 DellDock.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.

DellDock.exe file information

The process known as Dell Dock belongs to software Dell Dock by Stardock (www.stardock.com).

Description: DellDock.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file DellDock.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,312,096 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 1,324,384 bytes, 1,316,192 bytes, 1,295,656 bytes or 1,058,088 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/delldock.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. DellDock.exe is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 6% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with DellDock.exe occur, you can also do the following:

  • ask for help from Support
  • remove the entire program Dell Dock using Windows Control Panel

Recommended: Identify DellDock.exe related errors

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

DellDock.exe monitors to detect a connection to a docking station. It is probably not needed if you do no connect your laptop to a docking station.
  Jane   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of DellDock.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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