How to remove an netdde error
The free file information forum can help you determine if netdde.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Netdde.exe file information
The process known as Network DDE - DDE Communication or DDE Réseau - Communication DDE belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System or Système d'exploitation Microsoft Windows or Outerinfo by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: The file netdde.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 111,104 bytes (63% of all occurrences), 114,176 bytes and 11 more variants.
File netdde.exe is a Windows core system file. The program has no visible window. It is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 4% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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Viruses with the same file name
Is netdde.exe a virus? No, it is not. The true netdde.exe file is a safe Microsoft Windows system process, called "Network DDE".
However, writers of malware programs, such as viruses, worms, and trojans deliberately give their processes the same file name to escape detection. Viruses with the same file name are such as Infostealer.Gampass (detected by Symantec), and Generic.ServU.8708D320 (detected by F-Secure).
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How to recognize suspicious variants? If netdde.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 95% dangerous. The file size is 594,804 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 609,280 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. netdde.exe is able to hide itself.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as netdde.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the netdde.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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