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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Microsoft Encarta\Microsoft Encarta 2009 - CollecUserNameon DVD\EDICT.EXE

Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Encarta\Microsoft Encarta 2009 - CollecUserNameon DVD\EDICT.EXE.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 850aaeb655ef793f82465fd67d459fc3.

Is running as a service


This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full power of modern PC processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Microsoft Encarta Dictionaries

The description extracted from the file is Microsoft Encarta Dictionaries.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Microsoft Corporation

Author Microsoft Corporation.


 Copyright © 2002-2007 Microsoft Corp.

Copyright notice Copyright © 2002-2007 Microsoft Corp..

Has valid windows


edict.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in some kind of stealth mode. Its activity is clearly shown to the user.

Potentially dangerous functions


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

Digitally signed


edict.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is invalid, which indicates the app may be malware and that somebody 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 is set up to start when your PC starts. Yes

Can be uninstalled


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