hd-agent.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if hd-agent.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your system against threats.
This program is usually found in C:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-Agent.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 95114308f2bea68fdde51de19bd32802.
This program does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This program uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This app runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the entire power of current computer chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the file is BlueStacks Agent.
File version stored as a property 188.8.131.5227.
Author BlueStack Systems, Inc..
Copyright notice Copyright 2011 BlueStack Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved..
hd-agent.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't run in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
hd-agent.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from hd-agent.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: BlueStack Systems, Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2
This program starts at Windows startup. Yes
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.