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#1 wicky

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 08:55 PM

From everything I have been able to find out, APSDaemon is an Apple file used with the iTunes and similar applications and is needed to sync (?) these items. However, I do not have any of those apps on my computer, and am curious to know what else might require this file. Should I be concerned that it's a virus masquerading as an authentic file, or what? Thanks!

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 09:37 PM

Hi wicky -
From what I find the APSDaemon app is not required if you do not want to use it for downloading iTunes etc.

(From SystemLookUp information) "This is a valid entry, but is classified as 'user's choice'.
It may not be needed, but that depends on whether the user deems it necessary."

Description:
Related to Apple Inc.Apple Application Support Daemon.
Located in \%Program Files%\Apple\Apple Application Support\ .

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 07:49 PM

Yeah, I knew it was for Apple iTunes and i other stuff. What I don't know is how I wound up with it, since I don't use those items. But, I'll just delete it, since I don't have any iApps. Thanks.

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Posted 01 November 2011 - 09:13 PM

Hi again -
Thanks for posting back.
Someone else may have downloaded something in the past, and this could be the reason.

Happy you sorted it out now and, as I said, Thanks for the reply -

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 01:32 AM

Only user on this computer...but I could have downloaded it with some other Apple item. It is now gone, tho, so no worries. Thank you for your assistance.

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Posted 26 January 2012 - 04:19 PM

This file is specifically to "Push" the WiFi sync to your iPhone. So if you have an iPhone and sync it via WiFi then if you disable this start-up item your iPhone will no longer sync with your computer (Wirelessly).

If you don't have an iPhone / Apple product which you sync wirelessly then you should be able to disable this item.




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