What does the desktopcal.exe file do?
The desktopcal.exe process is also known as Desktop Calendar or, as the case may be, desktopcal Module and is a part of desktopcalx Module or, as the case may be, Desktop Calendar. This software is produced by DesktopCal or, as the case may be, Beijing Cloud Story. An obsolete or defective version of desktopcal.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Desktop Calendar has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Desktop Calendar has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- desktopcal.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module desktopcal.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about desktopcal.exe Desktop Calendar
desktopcal.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Desktopcal.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 296,944 bytes (57% of all these files), 722,896 bytes, 282,624 bytes or, as the case may be, 731,088 bytes.
The desktopcal file is not part of the Windows operating system. This desktopcal.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The desktopcal file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run). Desktopcal.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 64% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A desktopcal.exe file has a 49% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 1,128,448 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 282,624 bytes. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The desktopcal file is not part of the Windows operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run).
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves desktopcal.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about desktopcal?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall desktopcalx Module or Desktop Calendar
To remove Desktop Calendar from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate desktopcalx Module or Desktop Calendar in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if desktopcal.exe (Desktop Calendar) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Desktop Calendar. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Desktop Calendar or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or desktopcal.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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