hd-blockdevice.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if hd-blockdevice.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.
This application is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-BlockDevice.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this executable is bd8c1689b1e3fd3cce4b23d5d38e34eb.
This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the full power of current PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the program is BlueStacks Block Device Helper Process.
File version extracted from the file 188.8.131.5227.
Author BlueStack Systems.
Copyright notice Copyright 2011 BlueStack Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved..
Some dangerous functions of Windows have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
hd-blockdevice.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in hd-blockdevice.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: BlueStack Systems, Inc.
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.