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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Panasonic\HD Writer AutoStart\HDWriterAutoStart.exe

The default filename and directory where this program is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Panasonic\HD Writer AutoStart\HDWriterAutoStart.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 3d6320d09d447ec7afd7dbeef4bfdb53.

Is running as a service


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


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

File version 3, 2, 1012, 2118.


 Panasonic Corporation

Maker Panasonic Corporation.


 (C) Panasonic Corporation 2009

Copyright notice (C) Panasonic Corporation 2009.

Has valid windows


This task does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.

Potentially dangerous functions


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.

Digitally signed


hdwriterautostart.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


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

Certifier name

 Panasonic Corporation

Digitally signed by: Panasonic Corporation

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


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