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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nihardwareservice.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "probable danger" criteria described bellow. It is yet unknown if nihardwareservice.exe is malware or not that doesn't harm your computer. Please be careful with this program.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Common Files\Native Instruments\Hardware\NIHardwareService.exe

Usually, the default filename and path where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Native Instruments\Hardware\NIHardwareService.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 503c365aa11a0e42a110a6c20632a1e8.

Is running as a service


This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Is a 64 bit executable file


This is a x64 executable. It runs using the full capacity of nowadays' computer processors.

File description


The description extracted from the program is NIHardwareService.

File version

 1.1.1 (R189)

File version extracted from the file 1.1.1 (R189).


 Native Instruments GmbH

Company Native Instruments GmbH.


 Copyright © 2009

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 2009.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


A digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.