What is WebshotsTray.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the WebshotsTray.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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WebshotsTray.exe file information

The process known as Webshots Desktop Tray Application belongs to software Webshots Tray Application by The Webshots (

Description: WebshotsTray.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file WebshotsTray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 208,896 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 196,608 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The WebshotsTray.exe file is not a Windows core file. WebshotsTray.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If WebshotsTray.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 16% dangerous. The file size is 192,512 bytes. The program has a visible window. WebshotsTray.exe is not a Windows core file. WebshotsTray.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WebshotsTray.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WebshotsTray.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

Main component of the Webshots Desktop software which enables you to display, as screensaver, quality photographs from the website. You can also configure the software to automatically download photos, share photos, and more. This task also displays a System Tray icon for the end-user to access the Webshots facilities. It's not dangerous, it's just a handy program.
  BuRning_Fire   (further information)
c'est un logiciel pour l'affichage des photos sur le bureau d'un ordinateur.
repair my calender webshots on screenserver

Summary: Average user rating of WebshotsTray.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think WebshotsTray.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving WebshotsTray issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with WebshotsTray. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the WebshotsTray.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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