What is ndstray.exe?
Ndstray.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ndstray.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
Ndstray.exe file information
The process known as ConfigFree™ Tray or ConfigFree Task Tray Menu or ConfigFree™ tray belongs to software TOSHIBA ConfigFree or ConfigFree™ Tray or ConfigFree by TOSHIBA CORPORATION (www.toshiba.com).
Description: Ndstray.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file ndstray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (common is C:\Program Files\Toshiba\ConfigFree\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 978,944 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 892,928 bytes and 13 more variants.
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. It is not a Windows system file. Ndstray.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
It is possible to do the following:
1) uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ TOSHIBA ConfigFree or TOSHIBA Face Recognition
2) contact www.toshiba.co.jp to assist you.
Recommended: Identify ndstray.exe related errors
If ndstray.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 40,960 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Ndstray.exe is not a Windows system file. Ndstray.exe is able to monitor applications.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "NDSTray" can run at start up. ConfigFreeT Tray on a Toshiba laptop. Tray utility for their network switching application which permits switching network devices and settings with a click on the tray icon. While it is not required, for people who span multiple networks and want an easy way to go from wired to wireless and change addresses and other network settings, it's a must have
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ndstray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example Trojan Horse (detected by Symantec), and TrojanDownloader:Win32/Unruy.C (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the ndstray.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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