How to remove the mhddsvc virus
Most antivirus programs identify mhddsvc.exe as malware, for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Backdoor.Win32.Agent.bwod or Trojan.Win32.Jorik.Lethic.bi, and McAfee identifies it as Generic BackDoor!dr3 or Generic.dx!bbqj.
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Mhddsvc.exe file information
mhddsvc.exe does not provide any particulars about the software with which the process was installed, nor is the developer identified within the file.
Description: mhddsvc.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 242,176 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 241,664 bytes.
There is no file information. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mhddsvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mhddsvc.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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