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  • Properties:
  • System Process: No
  • Background Process: Yes
  • Application Process:No
  • Common Path:
    C:\ Program Files\ dshmap.exe
  • Uses Network:Yes
  • Uses Internet:Yes

The process file dshmap.exe is related to Intel Any Point application, which is a sharing and mapping utility for certain software and devices. The program file dshmap.exe runs automatically upon startup and should run automatically as long as there is software or a compatible handheld/portable device requiring the Intel Any Point application. The program file dshmap.exe needs to have 217423 bytes allocated from total memory resources and initiates when the computer boots up. The file process dshmap.exe is incorporated with the Windows system core files and should not be tampered with or changed, though it is not an important core process.

Reports show that the program file dshmap.exe is a valid and legal process, and allowing it to reside in the system is perfectly acceptable. The user may terminate the process if there is no software or compatible handheld/portable devices utilizing the program, under the condition that the user is certain that process termination will not cause system instability and performance issues.

The Intel Any Point application, which houses the legal process file dshmap.exe, loads when called by the program file dshmap.exe upon startup. It then scans the computer for a connected device and displays a system tray icon when active. The icon of the program shows the status of the programs activity. It can be manually executed and configured according to the settings configured previously by the user. The dshmap.exe process file may be installed manually for Windows 2000, NT, and XP, but no verification has been made concerning compatibility issues between the said process file and Windows Vista. This file sharing and mapping utility software, which includes the program file dshmap.exe, allows data/file sharing between devices and computers connected via either wired or wireless connectivity.

The Intel support site has available updates regarding the versions and bug fixes of the Intel Any Point software for the improvement of the programs functionalities. Intel Corp., the company that developed the process file dshmap.exe, manufactures complex electronics for flexible and fast computing.


This is a safe process. There is no necessity to remove this process from your system or change it in any way.