hdwriterautostart.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if hdwriterautostart.exe is on your computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.
The default filename and directory where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Panasonic\HD Writer AutoStart\HDWriterAutoStart.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is 3d6320d09d447ec7afd7dbeef4bfdb53.
This application is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
File version 3, 2, 1012, 2118.
Maker Panasonic Corporation.
Copyright notice (C) Panasonic Corporation 2009.
This task does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
hdwriterautostart.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in hdwriterautostart.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Panasonic Corporation
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.