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Program info

Estimated safety rating


mdlcsvc.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if mdlcsvc.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Help & Support\MDLCSvc.exe

Normally, this program is found in C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell Help & Support\MDLCSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 498a482c902d492f2c053ccc3da91a53.

Is running as a service


This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to Windows in general.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the net to communicate. Today this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the full set of features of current PC chips. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description stored in the file is MDLCService.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Dell Inc.

Author Dell Inc..


 Copyright © 2016

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2016.

Digitally signed


mdlcsvc.exe is digitally signed. Today most legit programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from mdlcsvc.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Dell Inc

Digitally signed by: Dell Inc

Issuer name

 Entrust Code Signing CA - OVCS1

Certificate's issuer name: Entrust Code Signing CA - OVCS1

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.