This is a valid program, but it is up to you whether or not you want it to run on startup.
Whether or not you need to run this program on startup must be decided by you. If you feel that you want this program starting automatically
so that you have it available as needed, then do not disable it. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file. If you require f
urther assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums.
Red Swoosh EDN Client
is a piece of software that allows you to download videos from sites that utilize its technology quicker. It does this by using P2P technology so that you are downloading pieces of the video from multiple sources at the same time. When you install this osftware, your computer becomes a node on this P2P network as well which means that your computer's bandwidth may be utilized when other people download content that you have previously downloaded.
Other notes of interest in their EULA state that the software can be automatically updated without your consent, the software may download other published content that it feels may interest you without your knowledge, and non-Personally identifiable information may be shared with third-parties.
If you disable this software, you will not be able to use the video features of the sites that use this technoglogy.
This startup entry is started automatically from a Run, RunOnce, RunServices, or RunServicesOnce entry in the registry.
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This is NOT a list of tasks/processes taken from Task Manager or
the Close Program window (CTRL+ALT+DEL) but a list of startup applications,
although you will find some of them listed via this method. Pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL identifies programs
that are currently running - not necessarily at startup.
Therefore, before ending a task/process via CTRL+ALT+DEL just because it has an "X" recommendation,
please check whether it's in MSCONFIG or the registry first.
An example would be "svchost.exe" - which doesn't appear in either under normal conditions but does via CTRL+ALT+DEL.
If in doubt, don't do anything.