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Program info

Estimated safety rating


hlds.exe may be a dangerous application, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is yet unknown if hlds.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't cause harm the PC. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is found in C:\Users\cecilia\AppData\Local\Temp\RarSFX31\hlds.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 15db208261c2ec83e50a7036eb7a78f4.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is very good.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full power of nowadays' computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 HLDS Launcher

The description present in the program is HLDS Launcher.

File version

 4, 1, 1, 1

File version 4, 1, 1, 1.



Maker Valve.


 Copyright (c) 1996-2003

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (c) 1996-2003.

Has valid windows


This program does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad sign.

Digitally signed


A digital signature is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


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