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Program info

Estimated safety rating


hsscp.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if hsscp.exe is on your PC, 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 detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsscp.exe

The default filename and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsscp.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 20dafd5a31bc14cb198363cc5fe58bea.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of modern computer processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Hotspot Shield 4.18.3

The description extracted from the exe is Hotspot Shield 4.18.3.

File version

 4, 18, 3, 9282

File version stored as a property 4, 18, 3, 9282.


 AnchorFree Inc.

Publisher AnchorFree Inc..


 Copyright (C)

Copyright notice Copyright (C) .

Has valid windows


hsscp.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to you.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


hsscp.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in hsscp.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 AnchorFree Inc

Digital certificate name: AnchorFree Inc

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

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

Can be uninstalled


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