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Is WLTRAY.exe safe?

WLTRAY.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 WLTRAY.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.


WLTRAY.exe file information

The process known as Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Tray Applet or Broadcom (version 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet, 802.11 Wireless Network Tray Applet) or DW WLAN Card Wireless Network Tray Applet or BT Voyager (version 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet) or Belkin 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet or U.S. Robotics Wireless MAXg Adapter Tray Applet or U.S. Robotics (version 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet) or Motorola Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet

belongs to software Dell Wireless WLAN Card Wireless Network Tray Applet or Broadcom (version 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet, 802.11 Wireless Network Tray Applet) or DW WLAN Card Utility or DW WLAN Card Wireless Network Tray Applet or BT Voyager (version 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet) or Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility or Belkin 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network Tray Applet or U.S. Robotics Wireless MAXg Adapter Tray Applet or Broadcom Wireless Utility

by Dell (www.dell.com) or Broadcom (www.broadcom.com) or BT Voyager or Belkin (www.belkin.com) or U.S. Robotics (www.usr.com) or Motorola (www.motorola.com).

Description: WLTRAY.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WLTRAY.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,392,640 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 1,347,584 bytes and 37 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/wltray.exe.html 
The file is not a Windows system file. WLTRAY.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program is not visible. WLTRAY.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In case of problems with WLTRAY.exe, you can do the following:

  • turn to the software developer, Dell, for advice
  • verify that you have installed the latest version
  • uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Dell Wireless WLAN Card Utility or DW WLAN Card Utility

Recommended: Identify WLTRAY.exe related errors

If WLTRAY.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 4,968,960 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 4,685,824 bytes and 20 more variants. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file.

If WLTRAY.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 76% dangerous. The file size is 1,392,640 bytes. WLTRAY.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file.

Important: Some malware disguises itself as WLTRAY.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WLTRAY.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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User Comments

Wireless Netzwerk karte
   
Dell NIC applet for built-in wireless cards in Dell laptops. Not problems with it so far.
  KgcJR  
Its my Wireless Card Tray...thingy
  Galen Tillman  
for my USROBOTICS wifi card. Windows won't start the Wireless Zero service without this enabled in the startup options.. so BETTER KEEP IT IF YOU NEED IT!!
  Anthony  
Dell's Wireless Network Connection - Runs network connection for built in wireless for Dell Laptops
  Conrad  
Lets you use wireless networking in your Dell
  LegendaryPunk  
Belkin 802.11 Network Adapter Wireless Network T part of belkin wireless network software
  Brendan  
For Belkin Wireless, however doesn't seem to cause any major problems when terminated.
  Charlie  
Came installed on Dell laptop
  RDMiles  
causes 240 page faults per second
  Alan  
WLAN driver utility
  BP  
Dell driver for wireless card
  Biff   (further information)
can be turned off after the boot to free ram...
   
It is a Dell-supplied wireless management service... and a REAL CPU hog. I routinely kill it if I am not using WiFi.
  RobH  
It's a network adapters drivers. It's making huge effort to the CPU and makes the computer think that it's a mouse which clicks everywhere.
  Rob  
Crashes whenever you try and run lotus domino server 7.0 on win 7x64 dell latitude laptop
  domdev  
It's a memory hog. Uses over 1/2 GB of memory with is 1/4 of my max memory (2GB)
  philberg  

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Summary: Average user rating of WLTRAY.exe: based on 17 votes with 17 user comments.
9 users think WLTRAY.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. 6 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 2 users don't grade WLTRAY.exe ("not sure about it").


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