sdtray.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if sdtray.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against threats.
Usually, the default filename and folder where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDTray.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is b58a7b5db3944c25e3c1b9683647ace7.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
sdtray.exe appears to act as a network server. This means other computers can probably connect to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can facilitate a security breach. We advise looking at this carefully.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full set of features of modern computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the exe is Spybot - Search & Destroy tray access.
File version extracted from the file 18.104.22.168.
Maker Safer-Networking Ltd..
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This exe does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is usually a bad sign.
The machine code of this executable appears to have been compressed or obfuscated so it can not be quickly analysed.
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
sdtray.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from sdtray.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.
The name of the company or individual signing this is: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digitally signed by: Safer-Networking Ltd.
Certificate's issuer name: StartCom Class 2 Primary Intermediate Object CA
This program starts at your PC's startup. Yes
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.