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What is DS3_Tool.exe?

DS3_Tool.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 DS3_Tool.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.

DS3_Tool.exe file information

The process known as DS3_Tool belongs to software MotioninJoy (version ds3 driver, ds3 driver version) or DS3_Tool by www.motioninjoy.com.

Description: DS3_Tool.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. DS3_Tool.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 104,768 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 92,672 bytes or 67,584 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/ds3_tool.exe.html 
It is not a Windows core file. The application starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 21% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you encounter difficulties with DS3_Tool.exe, you might want to do the following:
  1) uninstall MotioninJoy ds3 driver or MotioninJoy ds3 driver version from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"
  2) ask the developer, www.motioninjoy.com, for support
  3) check if there is a newer version available.

Recommended: Identify DS3_Tool.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DS3_Tool.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DS3_Tool.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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Summary: Average user rating of DS3_Tool.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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