"ApplePhotoStreams.exe" Process on Windows 8
What is the "ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process?
"ApplePhotoStreams.exe - iCloud Photo Stream" process pushes photos to iCloud automatically when you import photos from your iPhone or iPad to your computer. "ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process is created by the startup program entry called "iCloud for Windows".
On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process may be listed as:
Image Name PID Memory Description ApplePhotoStreams.exe 3172 1,228 K iCloud Photo Stream
Additional information about "ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process:
Command line: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ApplePhotoStreams.exe" -Embedding Started by: svchost.exe Files used: C:\Windows\System32 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\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9 HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5 HKCU\Software\Classes
"ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process is not a virus. You can terminate "ApplePhotoStreams.exe" process or remove the startup program entry "iCloud for Windows". You can restart it later, if you want to upload photos to iCloud.
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