What does the workspacestatus.exe file do?
The workspacestatus.exe process is also known as Workspace Status and is a part of Workspace Desktop or, as the case may be, Workspace Status. This software is produced by Starfield Technologies. An obsolete or defective version of workspacestatus.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Workspace Status has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Workspace Status 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)
- workspacestatus.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module workspacestatus.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about workspacestatus.exe Workspace Status
workspacestatus.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Workspacestatus.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
The file size is 694,760 bytes.
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 file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run). For this reason, 68% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A workspacestatus.exe file has a 80% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 694,760 bytes. It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows 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. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). The workspacestatus file is no part of Microsoft Windows.
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 workspacestatus.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 workspacestatus?
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 Workspace Desktop or Workspace Status
To remove Workspace Status 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 Workspace Desktop or Workspace Status in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if workspacestatus.exe (Workspace Status) 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 Workspace Status. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Workspace Status 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 workspacestatus.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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