What is IfxPsdSv.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the IfxPsdSv.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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IfxPsdSv.exe file information

The process known as PSD Service belongs to software Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools or Embedded Security for HP by Infineon Technologies AG (

Description: IfxPsdSv.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The IfxPsdSv.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 214,304 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 203,640 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The IfxPsdSv.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The IfxPsdSv.exe file is digitally signed. IfxPsdSv.exe is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 11% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Embedded Security for HP ProtectTools come up, you could also do the following:

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If IfxPsdSv.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder, the security rating is 10% dangerous. The file size is 140,832 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 140,568 bytes. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The program has no visible window. The file is a Verisign signed file. IfxPsdSv.exe is digitally signed. It is not a Windows system file.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Infineon TPM Professional Package or Embedded Security for HP come up, you could also do the following:

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as IfxPsdSv.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the IfxPsdSv.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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Best practices for resolving IfxPsdSv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with IfxPsdSv. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the IfxPsdSv.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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