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What is nexdef.exe?

Nexdef.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 nexdef.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.

Nexdef.exe file information

The process known as nexdef.exe belongs to software NexDef Plug-in by unknown.

Description: Nexdef.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file nexdef.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 7/XP is 13,179,660 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/nexdef.exe.html 
The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. Nexdef.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 71% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with nexdef.exe occur, you can also uninstall NexDef Plug-in software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify nexdef.exe related errors

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

part of GBTV
It is used by Major League Baseball and Glenn Beck TV (GBTV). This is what their high definition player uses. It's located in C:\DOcuments and Settings\*user*\Local Settings\Application Data\Autobahn\nexdef.exe
  bh2win   (further information)
Nexdef is the plugin/program used by MLBTV, and GBTV to view high definition video.
  Jason Haymond   (further information)
After I installed MLBTV high def program nexdef showed up. It was required to level out buffering to have a smooth viewing experience.
MLB Hi Def video streaming for TheBlaze (GBTV)
  Chris_R   (further information)
used by MLB and GBTV. Installed personally with knowledge of its source.
    (further information)
it's a plugin

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of nexdef.exe: based on 6 votes with 7 user comments.
3 users think nexdef.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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