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Program info

Estimated safety rating


sdwscsvc.exe may be a dangerous application, according to an automatic analysis of the program's operation. This program triggers too many of the "possible danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if sdwscsvc.exe is a virus or an ok program that doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDWSCSvc.exe

Usually, the default name and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy 2\SDWSCSvc.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is a7c46da2d7c25daa810e1de4b14d1478.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful functions to other applications or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' PC processors. This is quite normal because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Windows Security Center integration.

The description extracted from the exe is Windows Security Center integration..

File version

File version


 Safer-Networking Ltd.

Maker Safer-Networking Ltd..


 © 2010-2016 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright notice © 2010-2016 Safer-Networking Ltd. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.

Digitally signed


sdwscsvc.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is not valid, which means it is most likely that the program may be a virus and that somebody most likely changed some of its code after the signature was applied. We advise extreme caution!

Certifier email

The name of the organization or individual signing this is:

Certifier name

 Safer-Networking Ltd.

Digital certificate name: Safer-Networking Ltd.

Issuer name

 StartCom Class 2 Primary Intermediate Object CA

Certificate's issuer name: StartCom Class 2 Primary Intermediate Object CA

Can be uninstalled


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