What is AnyDesk.exe?

AnyDesk.exe is part of AnyDesk and developed by philandro Software GmbH according to the AnyDesk.exe version information.

AnyDesk.exe's description is "AnyDesk"

AnyDesk.exe is digitally signed by philandro Software GmbH.

AnyDesk.exe is usually located in the 'c:\downloads\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected AnyDesk.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on AnyDesk.exe:

Product nameAnyDesk
Company namephilandro Software GmbH
File descriptionAnyDesk
Legal copyright(C) 2015 philandro Software GmbH
Product version2.0
File version2.0.0.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameAnyDesk
Company namephilandro Software GmbH
File descriptionAnyDesk
Legal copyright(C) 2015 philandro Software GmbH
Product version2.0
File version2.0.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

AnyDesk.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer namephilandro Software GmbH
Certificate issuer nameGlobalSign CodeSigning CA - G2
Certificate serial number112183f6ac0a7e594ea257bd986725a61ecf

VirusTotal report

6 of the 57 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the AnyDesk.exe file. That's a 11% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
AegisLab Risktool.W32.Gen!c
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[RiskTool]/Win32.ADInstaller.h
Cyren W32/Trojan.ZQST-1893
Jiangmin RiskTool.ADInstaller.d
Kaspersky not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.ADInstaller.h
Zillya Trojan.VBKrypt.Win32.250191
6 of the 57 anti-virus programs detected the AnyDesk.exe file.

AnyDesk.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove AnyDesk.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the AnyDesk.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that AnyDesk.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer: http://www.freefixer.com/download.html
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate AnyDesk.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the AnyDesk.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate AnyDesk.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the AnyDesk.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If AnyDesk.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If AnyDesk.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If AnyDesk.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that AnyDesk.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to anydesk.exe:

anydesk.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

anydesk.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

AnyDesk has stopped working.

End Program - anydesk.exe. This program is not responding.

anydesk.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

anydesk.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with AnyDesk.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with AnyDesk.exe:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with AnyDesk.exe. 100% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 1 user.

Keep0 %
Remove100 %

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with AnyDesk.exe. Only 1 user has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.


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