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Program info

Estimated safety rating


cisvc.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if cisvc.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path


Normally, this program is located in C:\Windows\System32\CISVC.EXE.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 3e2afafa158c9ed670c106842bdcc81e.

Is running as a service


This application is a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Belongs to the operating system


cisvc.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full set of features of current computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Content Index service

The description present in the exe is Content Index service.

File version

 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)

File version extracted from the file 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


cisvc.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in cisvc.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.