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Program info

Estimated safety rating


vds.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if vds.exe is on your PC, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


This program is usually found on disk in C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 8c4e7c49d3641bc9e299e466a7f8867d.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Belongs to the operating system


vds.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire set of features of modern computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Virtual Disk Service

The description present in the file is Virtual Disk Service.

File version

 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)

File version 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255).


 Microsoft Corporation

Company name Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


vds.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to vds.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.