hd-agent.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if hd-agent.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.
The default filename and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-Agent.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is af7e74f2f22ef5df45fba12a0db18edf.
This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the full power of nowadays' PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the file is BlueStacks Agent.
File version stored as a property 22.214.171.12420.
Producer BlueStack Systems, Inc..
Legal copyright Copyright 2011 BlueStack Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved..
hd-agent.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't work in a kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.
The digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.