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What does the Dragdiag.exe file do?

The Dragdiag.exe process is also known as SpeedTouch Statistics and is a part of SpeedTouch USB. This software is produced by THOMSON Telecom Belgium (www.speedtouchdsl.com). An obsolete or defective version of Dragdiag.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about Dragdiag.exe SpeedTouch Statistics

Dragdiag.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file Dragdiag.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 866,816 bytes (71% of all these files), 921,600 bytes or, as the case may be, 888,832 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. The Dragdiag file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Dragdiag.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 42% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

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 Dragdiag.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 Dragdiag?

Driver/Utility for the speedtouch modem (further information...)
Minion
Releated to internet connection. no problems
Arlas
Speed Touch USB monitor program. no problem
overcloked
it breaks the GDI library in win 98/me on my computer and I remove it from the registry
diego arnaudin
Speed Touch USB Monitor Application
Mully
Speed Touch USB Monitor Application . no problem
mak840c

Summary: 6 users judge Dragdiag.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted Dragdiag.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall SpeedTouch USB

Dragdiag.exe SpeedTouch Statistics fix

To remove SpeedTouch Statistics from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for SpeedTouch USB in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if Dragdiag.exe (SpeedTouch Statistics) 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 SpeedTouch Statistics. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SpeedTouch Statistics 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 Dragdiag.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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