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What does the wmdc.exe file do?

The wmdc.exe process is also known as Windows Mobile Device Center or, as the case may be, Windows Mobile-Gerätecenter and is a part of Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center or, as the case may be, Microsoft® Windows Mobile®-Gerätecenter. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of wmdc.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 wmdc.exe Windows Mobile Device Center

wmdc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Wmdc.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 660,360 bytes (77% of all these files), 563,080 bytes or, as the case may be, 648,072 bytes.
This wmdc.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The wmdc file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. Wmdc.exe contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. For this reason, 5% 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 wmdc.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 wmdc?

wmdc.exe - This is the Windows Mobile Device Center from Microsoft.
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Summary: 2 users judge wmdc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center or Microsoft® Windows Mobile®-Gerätecenter

To remove Windows Mobile Device Center from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Microsoft Windows Mobile Device Center or Microsoft® Windows Mobile®-Gerätecenter in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if wmdc.exe (Windows Mobile Device Center) 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 Windows Mobile Device Center. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Windows Mobile Device Center 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 wmdc.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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