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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mysqld.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is yet unknown if mysqld.exe is malware or an ok program which doesn't cause harm the computer. Please be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\bin\mysqld.exe

Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.5\bin\mysqld.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is ea942884f177dc4506403d23e4f148aa.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.

Accepts incoming connections


mysqld.exe appears to act as a net server. This means other computers can make connections to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can facilitate a security breach. We recommend looking at this carefully.

Accesses the internet


This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of modern PC chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File version

File version stored as a property

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


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

Can be uninstalled


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