sparkservice.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags detailed in this document. It is not yet known if sparkservice.exe is a virus or a legit program which doesn't harm your computer. Please be careful with this program.
Normally, this application is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\baidu\Spark33.8.9999.10081\sparkservice.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is fc1edec033ff68275d8e8b84987391c2.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is expected from a program. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.
This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire power of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the program is spark.
File version 33.8.9999.10081.
Producer Baidu Inc..
Copyright notice Copyright (C) 2013 Baidu Inc. All Rights Reserved..
Some dangerous features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
sparkservice.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature is broken, which means it is most likely that the app may be a virus and that someone most likely tampered with it after the signature was generated. We advise extreme caution!
Digital certificate name: Baidu Online Network Technology (Beijing)Co., Ltd
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.