How to remove an USBDetector error
The free file information forum can help you determine if USBDetector.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.
USBDetector.exe file information
Description: The file USBDetector.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\.
The file size on Windows 7/XP is 53,248 bytes.
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You may want to uninstall QuickTime software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
Recommended: Identify USBDetector.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "USBDetector" can run at start up. USBDetector sets up an icon in the System Tray for a USB card which is intended to be used to eject or unplug hardware
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as USBDetector.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the USBDetector.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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