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Program info

Estimated safety rating


sdupdate.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if sdupdate.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against potential security problems.

Executable file path

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

Usually, this application is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDUpdate.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 0fee20509cbb3221571734ad2602eab2.

Is running as a service


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the entire power of modern PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description extracted from the exe is Update.

File version

File version extracted from the file


 Safer-Networking Ltd.

Producer Safer-Networking Ltd..


 © 2000-2017 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright © 2000-2017 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


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

Digitally signed


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

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from sdupdate.exe is valid. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Safer-Networking Ltd.

Digital certificate name: 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 string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.