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What is WkDStore.exe?

WkDStore.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 WkDStore.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.

WkDStore.exe file information

The process known as Microsoft® Works Data Store belongs to software Microsoft Works (version 8) by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: WkDStore.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file WkDStore.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 90,112 bytes (54% of all occurrences), 86,016 bytes or 77,824 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/wkdstore.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. WkDStore.exe is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
You could also turn to the software developer, Microsoft, for advice, update the program to the latest version or completely remove Microsoft Works (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify WkDStore.exe related errors

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

gehört zu Microsoft Works!
Wurde heute von meinem Virenscanner (Avira) als Malware erkannt.
part of Micro$oft works application, mine got infected with Mabeza (avira) worm
  p0ln   (further information)
This is the name of word processor portion of MicroSoft Works. Location: c:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\WkDStore.exe. Remember, malware will mimic names of legit files to try and hide.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of WkDStore.exe: based on 8 votes with 4 user comments.
3 users think WkDStore.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users suspect danger. 2 users think WkDStore.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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