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7% remove it93% keep it
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AT&T Mobile Share Desktop


AT&T Mobile Share Desktop is a software program developed by AT&T. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named mobilesharedesktop.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 7.78 MB (8,152,820 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.att.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\at&t\at&t mobile share desktop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AT&T\AT&T Mobile Share Desktop\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 7.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Mobile Share Desktop

Program executable:mobilesharedesktop.exe
Name:AT&T Mobile Share Desktop
Path:C:\Program Files\at&t\at&t mobile share desktop\mobilesharedesktop.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe - AT&T Mobile Share Desktop Installer
  • MobileShareDesktop.dll - AT&T Mobile Share Desktop
  • Logger.exe (by NewBay Software) - LifeCache Logger
  • libexpat.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • MobileShareDesktop.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AT&T Mobile Share Desktop' and executes as "C:\Program Files\AT&T\AT&T Mobile Share Desktop\MobileShareDesktop.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MobileShareDesktop.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\AT&T\AT&T Mobile Share Desktop\MobileShareDesktop.exe'.

How do I remove AT&T Mobile Share Desktop?

You can uninstall AT&T Mobile Share Desktop from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AT&T Mobile Share Desktop, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove AT&T Mobile Share Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 17%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 83.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 16.67%
MSI MS-7226 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 100-5157 16.67%
Gateway DX4831 16.67%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 16.67%
Dell Inspiron One 2305 16.67%

Publisher URL: www.att.com


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