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.
Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Encarta\Microsoft Encarta 2009 - CollecUserNameon DVD\EDICT.EXE.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 850aaeb655ef793f82465fd67d459fc3.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.
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.
The description extracted from the file is Microsoft Encarta Dictionaries.
File version extracted from the file 18.104.22.1687.
Author Microsoft Corporation.
Copyright notice Copyright © 2002-2007 Microsoft Corp..
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.
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.
edict.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious software applications are digitally signed.
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!
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Code Signing PCA
This program is set up to start when your PC starts. Yes
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.