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What does the gidle.exe file do?

The gidle.exe process is also known as and is a part of gAlwaysIdle. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of gidle.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 gidle.exe gAlwaysIdle

gidle.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Gidle.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the Windows Temp directory. The file size is 49,152 bytes.
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This gidle.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The gidle file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this reason, 54% 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 gidle.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 gidle?

There's a program called G-always idle, that let's Google Talk always or never appear is idle. That's what this file is for.
Mark L.
It is for google talk. it to make you go idle on google talk

Summary: One user judges gidle.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall gAlwaysIdle

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To remove gAlwaysIdle 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 gAlwaysIdle in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

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