appstoredesktool.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if appstoredesktool.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your system against viruses and malware.
Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files\PC App Store\22.214.171.12482\AppStoreDeskTool.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 4487eb92cb99f557c7d98fc293c83774.
This application is NOT a Windows service. This is good.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not benefit of the entire set of features of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the program is PC App Store DeskTool.
File version extracted from the file 1, 0, 0, 1.
Company Baidu Inc..
Legal copyright notice Copyright (C) 2014 Baidu, Inc. All rights reserved..
appstoredesktool.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This means it doesn't operate in some kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.
Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
appstoredesktool.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to appstoredesktool.exe verifies as ok. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Baidu Online Network Technology (Beijing)Co., Ltd
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This application starts at Windows startup. Yes
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.