mdlcsvc.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if mdlcsvc.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.
Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Help & Support\MDLCSvc.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 498a482c902d492f2c053ccc3da91a53.
This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.
This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the full set of features of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description stored in the file is MDLCService.
File version stored as a property 18.104.22.168.
Author Dell Inc..
Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2016.
mdlcsvc.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from mdlcsvc.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Dell Inc
Certificate's issuer name: Entrust Code Signing CA - OVCS1
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.