What Is AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe? Is It A Virus Or Malware? How To Fix?

What is AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe?

AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe is an executable exe file which belongs to the Windows process MobileDeviceProcess which comes with the Sofware developed by Apple.

The .exe extension of the AppleMobileDeviceProcess file specifies that it is an executable file.

Malware and viruses are also transmitted through exe files. So we must be sure before running any unknown executable file on our computers.

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We will check if the AppleMobileDeviceProcess file is a virus or malware? Whether it should be deleted to keep your computer safe? Read more below.

Is AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe safe to run? Is it a virus or malware?

Let’s check the location of this exe file to determine whether this is a legit software or a virus. The location of this file is mentioned below.

File Location : C:Program FilesWindowsAppsAppleInc.iTunes_12094.104.41048.0_x64__nzyj5cx40ttqaAMDS64

To check whether the exe file is legit you can start the Task Manager. Then click on the columns field and add Verified Signer as one of the columns.

Now look at the Verified Signer value for AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe process if it says “Unable to verify” then the file may be a virus.

File Name AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe
Software Developer Apple
File Type exe
File Location C:Program FilesWindowsAppsAppleInc.iTunes_12094.104.41048.0_x64__nzyj5cx40ttqaAMDS64
Software Apple

 

If the developer of the software is legitimate, then it is not a virus or malware. If the developer is not listed or seems suspicious, you can remove it using the uninstall program.

How To Remove or Uninstall AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe

To remove AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe from your computer do the following steps one by one.

  1. If the file is a part of a software program, then it will also have an uninstall program. Then you can run the Uninstaller located at directory like C:Program Files>Apple>MobileDeviceProcess orApple >AppleMobileDeviceProcess_uninstall.exe.
  2. Or the AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe was installed using the Windows Installer then to uninstall it Go to System Settings and open Add Or Remove Programs Option.
  3. Then Search for AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe or the software name Apple in the search bar or try out the developer name Apple.
  4. Then click on it and select the Uninstall Program option to remove AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe file from your computer. Now the software Apple program along with the file AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe will be removed from your computer.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I stop AppleMobileDeviceProcess process?

In order to stop the applemobiledevicep… process from running you either have to uninstall the program associated with the file or if it’s a virus or malware, remove it using a Malware and Virus removal tool.

Is AppleMobileDeviceProcess a Virus or Malware?

As per the information we have the AppleMobileDeviceProcess might be a virus or malware because even a good file might be infected with malware or virus to disguise itself. So follow our tutorial above to check it.

Is AppleMobileDeviceProcess causing High Disk Usage?

You can find this by opening the Task Manager application ( Right-click on Windows Taskbar and choose Task Manager) and click on the Disk option at the top to sort and find out the disk usage of AppleMobileDeviceProcess.

Is AppleMobileDeviceProcess causing High CPU Usage?

You can find whether AppleMobileDeviceProcess is using Full CPU by opening the Task Manager application. Now find the AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe process and check the CPU usage percentage.

Is AppleMobileDeviceProcess causing High Network Usage?

If the AppleMobileDeviceProcess has High data Usage, you can find this by opening the Task Manager windows app and find the AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe process and check the Network Usage column percentage.

How to check GPU Usage of AppleMobileDeviceProcess?

To check whether the AppleMobileDeviceProcess is causing high GPU usage, open the Task Manager window and look for the AppleMobileDeviceProcess process in the name column and check the GPU usage column.

I hope you were able to learn more about the AppleMobileDeviceProcess.exe file and how to remove it.

Let us know in the comments below if you face any other AppleMobileDeviceProcess issues.

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