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Program info

Estimated safety rating


sdfssvc.exe is a application which is most likely legit. So, if sdfssvc.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDFSSvc.exe

This application is normally found on disk in C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDFSSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is 12f69e16f318a07f594f4ebcb890884f.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying any user interface to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It does not benefit of the full power of current PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Spybot-S&D 2 Scanner Service

The description written in the file is Spybot-S&D 2 Scanner Service.

File version

File version


 Safer-Networking Ltd.

Producer Safer-Networking Ltd..


 © 2009-2018 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © 2009-2018 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


sdfssvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from sdfssvc.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Safer-Networking Ltd.

Digitally signed by: Safer-Networking Ltd.

Issuer name

 DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)

Can be uninstalled


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