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What is googledrivesync.exe?

Googledrivesync.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 googledrivesync.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.

Googledrivesync.exe file information

The process known as Google Drive belongs to software Google Drive by Google (toolbar.google.com).

Description: Googledrivesync.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. googledrivesync.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 13,179,660 bytes (92% of all occurrences) or 11,396,840 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/googledrivesync.exe.html 
The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows system file. Googledrivesync.exe is a Verisign signed file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. The program has no visible window. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 21% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can ask for help from Support, make sure that you have installed the latest version or remove the entire program Google Drive using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify googledrivesync.exe related errors

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

runs to sync files between your Google Drive account and the Google Drive folder in your desktop

Summary: Average user rating of googledrivesync.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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