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Program info

Estimated safety rating


starwindserviceae.exe may be a dangerous program, 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 starwindserviceae.exe is a virus or a legit program that doesn't cause harm the computer. We recommend you to be careful with this application.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindServiceAE.exe

Usually, the default name and directory where the program is stored is
C:\Program Files\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\StarWind\StarWindServiceAE.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is e5c796b621f6fba8616511063d7f0ffe.

Is running as a service


This application is a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful functions to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.

Accepts incoming connections


starwindserviceae.exe appears to act as a internet server. This means other computers can create connections to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can facilitate a security breach. We recommend evaluating this carefully.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire power of current PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 StarWind iSCSI Target (Alcohol Edition)

The description stored in the file is StarWind iSCSI Target (Alcohol Edition).

File version

 12.1 Build 20091211

File version 12.1 Build 20091211.


 StarWind Software

Company name StarWind Software.


 Copyright (c) StarWind Software 2003-2009. All rights reserved.

Legal copyright Copyright (c) StarWind Software 2003-2009. All rights reserved..

Potentially dangerous functions


Some insecure functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.

Digitally signed


The digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is probably bad.

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.