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Program info

Estimated safety rating


hsscp.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if hsscp.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HSSCP.exe

Usually, the default name and path where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\HSSCP.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is c943e8f9759da171d72ae76a7f9aaec5.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire power of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Hotspot Shield 5.2.1

The description extracted from the file is Hotspot Shield 5.2.1.

File version

 5, 2, 1, 9543

File version 5, 2, 1, 9543.


 AnchorFree Inc.

Maker AnchorFree Inc..


 Copyright (C)

Legal copyright Copyright (C) .

Has valid windows


hsscp.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to the user.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


hsscp.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from hsscp.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 AnchorFree Inc

Digital certificate name: AnchorFree Inc

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.