"iToolsDaemon.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "iToolsDaemon.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "iToolsDaemon.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "iToolsDaemon.exe" process?

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A

"iToolsDaemon.exe - iTools Assist" process is the iTools Assist for exchanging files with iPhone and iPad. "iToolsDaemon.exe" is created as a scheduled job by "taskeng.exe" to run when the user logs in.

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "iToolsDaemon.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name       PID   Memory  Description

iToolsDaemon.exe 1584  596 K   iTools Assist

Additional information about "iToolsDaemon.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\Program Files\ThinkSky\iTools 3\iToolsDaemon.exe
   
Started by: taskeng.exe

Files used:
File	C:\Windows\System32
File	C:\Windows\System32\en-US\msvfw32.dll.mui
File	C:\Users\fyicenter\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Logs

Registry keys: 
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Multimedia\DrawDib
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\NetworkProvider\HwOrder
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5
HKCU\Software\Classes
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AppCompatFlags

"iToolsDaemon.exe" process is not a virus. You can terminate "iToolsDaemon.exe" process or remote it from the scheduled job list. You can restart it whenever you need to exchange file with iPhone or iPad.

 

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