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Program info

Estimated safety rating


bullguardfilescanner.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if bullguardfilescanner.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\BullGuard Ltd\BullGuard\BullGuardFileScanner.exe

This application is normally found on disk in C:\Program Files\BullGuard Ltd\BullGuard\BullGuardFileScanner.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 6f2b9468da949c9d1797e5f88924701f.

Is running as a service


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of modern PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 On-Access Scan Service

The description present in the file is On-Access Scan Service.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 BullGuard Ltd.

Company name BullGuard Ltd..


 ©2004-2018, BullGuard Ltd. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice ©2004-2018, BullGuard Ltd. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


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

Digitally signed


bullguardfilescanner.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to bullguardfilescanner.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 BullGuard Ltd.

Digitally signed by: BullGuard Ltd.

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.