netdde.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if netdde.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
The default name and folder where the application is stored is
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is b857ba82860d7ff85ae29b095645563b.
This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
netdde.exe seems to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This exe runs as a 32-bit program. It can not use the entire set of features of modern PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description present in the exe is Network DDE - DDE Communication.
File version stored as a property 5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105).
Maker Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
This app does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad thing.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
netdde.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from netdde.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA
This application does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.