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Program info

Estimated safety rating


vmware-authd.exe may be a dangerous program, according to heuristic analysis. It triggers too many of the "probable danger" criteria described in this document. It is not yet known if vmware-authd.exe is malware or an ok program that doesn't harm the computer. We recommend you to be careful with this program.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\VM_BEINI\vmware-authd.exe

Usually, the default name and directory where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\VM_BEINI\vmware-authd.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is b9a68cc889478b092991a396545d050f.

Is running as a service


This application is a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing any user interface to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which perform useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It does not exploit the full set of features of current PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 VMware Authorization Service

The description present in the file is VMware Authorization Service.

File version

 6.0.0 build-45731

File version 6.0.0 build-45731.


 VMware, Inc.

Publisher VMware, Inc..


 Copyright © 1998-2007 VMware, Inc.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © 1998-2007 VMware, Inc..

Potentially dangerous functions


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

Digitally signed


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

Valid digital signature


The digital signature is broken, which means it is most likely that the program may be a virus and that someone probably tampered with it after the signature was generated. Please be very careful regarding this!

Certifier name

 VMware, Inc.

Digitally signed by: VMware, Inc.

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.