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Program info

Estimated safety rating


taskswitch.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if taskswitch.exe is a virus or not which doesn't cause harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path


This application is usually stored in C:\WINDOWS\system32\TaskSwitch.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is ebd2ea535fc47d426d0c2fc7c7293534.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full power of modern PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


taskswitch.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid, which means it is most likely that the app may be a virus and that somebody probably changed some of its code after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Lou Amadio

Digitally signed by: Lou Amadio

Issuer email

Certificate's issuer e-mail:

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows VBL03 (DS)

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows VBL03 (DS)

Starts with windows


This application starts at your PC's startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.