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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nsctrl.exe may be a dangerous program, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. It triggers many of the "possible danger" flags detailed in this document. It is yet unknown if nsctrl.exe is malware or a legit program which doesn't cause harm your computer. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\NovaStor\NovaStor NovaBACKUP\nsCtrl.exe

Normally, this program is stored in C:\Program Files (x86)\NovaStor\NovaStor NovaBACKUP\nsCtrl.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is e3413f9d13ce84b400964402a9007fdb.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire power of current computer CPUs. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 NovaBACKUP Tray Control

The description written in the file is NovaBACKUP Tray Control.

File version


File version 1203.


 NovaStor Corporation

Maker NovaStor Corporation.


 Copyright (c) 1987-2015 NovaStor Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice Copyright (c) 1987-2015 NovaStor Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This application does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some dangerous functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for recording the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


nsctrl.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is invalid, which means it is most likely that the app may be malware and that someone most likely modified it after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 NovaStor Corporation

Digitally signed by: NovaStor Corporation

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.