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Program info

Estimated safety rating


edict.exe may be a dangerous application, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers too many of the "probable danger" flags described bellow. It is yet unknown if edict.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't harm your computer. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Microsoft Student\Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009 DVD\EDICT.EXE

This application is usually found on disk in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Student\Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2009 DVD\EDICT.EXE.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 6e3cc8af0b0c17039184c818df5d592e.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This app runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire set of features of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Microsoft Encarta Dictionaries

The description written in the program is Microsoft Encarta Dictionaries.

File version

File version


 Microsoft Corporation

Company Microsoft Corporation.


 Copyright © 2002-2007 Microsoft Corp.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2002-2007 Microsoft Corp..

Has valid windows


edict.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't work in a kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to you.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


edict.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is invalid, which means it is most likely that the program may be malware and that someone most likely changed some of its code after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 Microsoft Corporation

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation

Issuer name

 Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA

Starts with windows


This program starts at Windows startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


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