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Program info

Estimated safety rating


ptpctrl.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" flags detailed in this document. It is not yet known if ptpctrl.exe is a virus or an ok program which doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\PTPCtrl\PTPCtrl.exe

This program is normally stored on disk in C:\Program Files\PTPCtrl\PTPCtrl.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 324ba9f32d9aded35711779604f28193.

Is running as a service


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

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a 64-bit executable. It uses the full capacity of nowadays' CPUs.

File description


The description present in the file is PTPGestureEngine.

File version

File version stored as a property



Company name Samsung.


 CopyRight (C) 2015 Samsung Electronics.

Legal copyright notice CopyRight (C) 2015 Samsung Electronics..

Has valid windows


ptpctrl.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't run in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly displayed to you.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


ptpctrl.exe is digitally signed. Today most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is invalid. This is a strong indicator that this app may be malware and that somebody probably tampered with it after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Samsung Electronics CO., LTD.

Digitally signed by: Samsung Electronics CO., LTD.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

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

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.