What does the WSTDMessaging.exe file do?
The WSTDMessaging.exe process is also known as WSTDMessaging MFC Application and is a part of WSTDMessaging Application or, as the case may be, WorldShip. This software is produced by United Parcel Service. An obsolete or defective version of WSTDMessaging.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- WSTDMessaging MFC Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- WSTDMessaging MFC Application 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)
- WSTDMessaging.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module WSTDMessaging.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about WSTDMessaging.exe WSTDMessaging MFC Application
WSTDMessaging.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file WSTDMessaging.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 422,912 bytes (50% of all these files), 417,896 bytes or, as the case may be, 393,216 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. WSTDMessaging.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 55% 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 WSTDMessaging.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 WSTDMessaging?
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 WSTDMessaging Application or WorldShip
To remove WSTDMessaging MFC Application 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 WSTDMessaging Application or WorldShip in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if WSTDMessaging.exe (WSTDMessaging MFC Application) 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 WSTDMessaging MFC Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WSTDMessaging MFC Application 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 WSTDMessaging.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.