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Program info

Estimated safety rating


printctrl.exe may be a dangerous application, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers many of the "probable danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is not yet known if printctrl.exe is a virus or not which doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path


Usually, this program is located in C:\Windows\System32\PrintCtrl.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is c213c25435e62bc44e1d9bd99490e1a1.

Is running as a service


This program is a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs 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.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


printctrl.exe is digitally signed. Today most serious software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is invalid. This means it is most likely that the app may be a virus and that somebody most likely modified it after the signature was generated. We advise extreme caution!

Certifier email

The name of the organization or individual signing this is:

Certifier name

 ActMask Group Co., Ltd

Digitally signed by: ActMask Group Co., Ltd

Issuer name

 COMODO Code Signing CA 2

Certificate's issuer name: COMODO Code Signing CA 2

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.