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Program info

Estimated safety rating


acs.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" flags described bellow. It is yet unknown if acs.exe is malware or not which doesn't cause harm the PC. We recommend you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path


Usually, this application is stored in C:\WINDOWS\system32\acs.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is d422da79b86cf3b7fafd4ce85052f2f6.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful functions to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description extracted from the file is ACS.

File version

File version



Publisher Atheros.


 Copyright © 2003, Atheros Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright notice Copyright © 2003, Atheros Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


The digital signature is missing from this program. The publisher did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.