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What is SDScan.exe?

SDScan.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if SDScan.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

SDScan.exe file information

The process known as Malware Scanner belongs to software Spybot - Search & Destroy (version 2) by Safer-Networking (security.kolla.de).

Description: SDScan.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SDScan.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,341,288 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 3,148,200 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/sdscan.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. SDScan.exe is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. SDScan.exe is able to record inputs, monitor applications and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous.
It is possible to do the following:
  1) uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Spybot - Search & Destroy 2)
  2) contact www.safer-networking.org Customer Service
  3) update the program to the latest version.

Recommended: Identify SDScan.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SDScan.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SDScan.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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