spark.exe is a program which is probably legit. So, if spark.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.
This application is usually stored in C:\Program Files\baidu\Spark\spark.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is c66a9e8da5d457c616588afa7f51fe34.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This application runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full set of features of nowadays' computer chips. This is quite normal because the makers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description written in the program is spark.
File version 43.23.1000.467.
Copyright notice Copyright (C) 2011.
spark.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't operate in a kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly shown to you.
Some dangerous features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We advise you to read more about this program.
spark.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature extracted from spark.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: Baidu Online Network Technology (Beijing) Co.,Ltd.
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.