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Estimated safety rating


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

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\FileMaker\Bin\DpHostW.exe

This program is usually found on disk in C:\Program Files\FileMaker\Bin\DpHostW.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 32dffb0f96f0978606bc1043b50d54cd.

Is running as a service


This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features 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 full power of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 DigitalPersona Local Host

The description written in the program is DigitalPersona Local Host.

File version

File version stored as a property


 DigitalPersona, Inc.

Company DigitalPersona, Inc..


 Copyright © DigitalPersona, Inc. 1996-2009

Legal copyright notice Copyright © DigitalPersona, Inc. 1996-2009.

Potentially dangerous functions


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

Digitally signed


dphostw.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is invalid. This indicates this program may be a virus and that somebody most likely modified it after the signature was applied. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 DigitalPersona, Inc.

Digitally signed by: DigitalPersona, Inc.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.