greghsrw.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if greghsrw.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against threats.
Usually, the default filename and directory where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Gateway\Registration\GregHSRW.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is 816fd5a6f3c2f3d600900096632fc60e.
This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.
greghsrw.exe appears to act as a network server. This means other programs can probably connect to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can facilitate a security breach. We advise looking at this carefully.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of nowadays' PC chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the exe is Global Registration Service.
File version 1.0.2001.0.
Author Acer Incorporated.
Copyright notice Copyright (c) 2009.
Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
greghsrw.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from greghsrw.exe verifies as ok. This is excellent.
Digital certificate name: Acer Incorporated
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.