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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-BlockDevice.exe

This application is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\BlueStacks\HD-BlockDevice.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is bd8c1689b1e3fd3cce4b23d5d38e34eb.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


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.

File description

 BlueStacks Block Device Helper Process

The description stored in the program is BlueStacks Block Device Helper Process.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 BlueStack Systems

Author BlueStack Systems.


 Copyright 2011 BlueStack Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright notice Copyright 2011 BlueStack Systems, Inc. All Rights Reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


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.

Digitally signed


hd-blockdevice.exe has a digital signature. Today most legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in hd-blockdevice.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 BlueStack Systems, Inc.

Digitally signed by: BlueStack Systems, Inc.

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2

Can be uninstalled


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