How to remove an HDDSvc error
The free file information forum can help you determine if HDDSvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
HDDSvc.exe file information
Description: HDDSvc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 110,592 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 192,512 bytes and 9 more variants.
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. HDDSvc.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. HDDSvc.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to do the following:
1) uninstall the associated program
2) contact Microsoft Customer Service.
Recommended: Identify HDDSvc.exe related errors
If HDDSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 484,304 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 458,488 bytes or 458,432 bytes. The program has no visible window. HDDSvc.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows core file. HDDSvc.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
If HDDSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 45% dangerous. The file size is 189,704 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 184,320 bytes or 409,280 bytes. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. HDDSvc.exe is digitally signed. HDDSvc.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HDDSvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HDDSvc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
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