dadapp.exe

October 27th, 2005 - 06:10 pm ET by

This is a Dell process that takes control of the programmable keys on Dell laptops.

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  • Short name : this is the name of the process which appears in Windows Task Manager.
  • Full name : this is the full name of the process as defined by its designer.
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  • Priority : concerns the default priority of a process, with there being 6 options: Real time, high, above normal, normal, below normal and low. The higher the priority is set, the more often the process will be executed over the other processes. You should be aware that changing this setting can lead to abnormal functioning of the PC.
  • Background Processes : concerns the "invisibles" processes which correspond to those which are running in the systems background and which are not used by the user. These can be, for example, a service.
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  • Spyware : indicates whether the process in question is linked to a spyware program.
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  • Virus : indicates whether the process in question is linked to the presence of a virus which has contaminated your system.
  • How to stop it : there are three ways to stop a process: close the program or stop the service which is behind the process, or stop it brutally through Windows Task Manager.
  • How to delete it : essentially concerns applicative processes. Deleting a process often requires that you uninstall the software being the process.