What is dexpot.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the dexpot.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Dexpot.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with dexpot
Dexpot.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Das Utility für virtuelle Desktops or Dexpot - Virtual desktops for Windows belongs to software Dexpot by Dexpot GbR (

Description: Dexpot.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Dexpot.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,845,296 bytes (22% of all occurrences), 1,433,600 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The dexpot.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The file has a digital signature. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). Dexpot.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with dexpot.exe, you can do the following:
  1) uninstall Dexpot GbR or Dexpot software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7)
  2) use the software publisher's support.

Recommended: Identify dexpot.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as dexpot.exe. Therefore, you should check the dexpot.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

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Best practices for resolving dexpot issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with dexpot. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the dexpot.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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