privoxy.exe may be a dangerous application, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed bellow. It is not yet known if privoxy.exe is malware or an ok program which doesn't cause harm your PC. We advise you to be careful with this application.
Usually, the default filename and folder where this application is stored is
The MD5 checksum for this program is 8d3300aa25375d0df724979b28f33b27.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This executable uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of current computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is svchost.
File version stored as a property 1.0.12.
Legal copyright Distributed under the GNU GPL.
The digital certificate is missing from this program. The maker did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.
This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.