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Program info

Estimated safety rating


nsctrl.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" flags detailed bellow. It is not yet known if nsctrl.exe is malware or not that doesn't harm the PC. We advise you to be careful with it.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\NovaStor\NovaStor NovaBACKUP\nsCtrl.exe

This application is usually stored on disk in C:\Program Files\NovaStor\NovaStor NovaBACKUP\nsCtrl.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 5b5c6fdbc4919710885296796e08d9c1.

Is running as a service


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

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This exe can put to good use the full power of a modern computer cpu.

File description

 NovaBACKUP Tray Control

The description stored in the file is NovaBACKUP Tray Control.

File version


File version 1001.


 NovaStor Corporation

Producer NovaStor Corporation.


 Copyright © 1987-2018 NovaStor Corporation. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice Copyright © 1987-2018 NovaStor Corporation. All rights reserved..

Has valid windows


This exe 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 tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


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

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is broken. This is a strong indicator that this app may be malware and that somebody probably tampered with it after the signature was generated. We advise extreme caution!

Certifier name

 NovaStor Corporation

Digital certificate name: NovaStor Corporation

Issuer name

 Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA

Can be uninstalled


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