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Program info

Estimated safety rating


wkdetect.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if wkdetect.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe

Normally, this program is located in C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Works\WkDetect.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 3141750fad211c6dadf7c2dc2ec74da8.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is good.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This executable runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of nowadays' computer processors. This is quite normal because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Microsoft® Works Update Detection

The description present in the file is Microsoft® Works Update Detection.

File version


File version 6.00.1828.1.


 Microsoft® Corporation

Company Microsoft® Corporation.


 Copyright © Microsoft Corporation 1987-2000. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright © Microsoft Corporation 1987-2000. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


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

Starts with windows


This program starts at your PC's startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


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