What is MSIDDRService.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 MSIDDRService.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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MSIDDRService.exe file information

The process known as MSIDDR_CC belongs to software MSI Command Center by MSI (

Description: MSIDDRService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. MSIDDRService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,327,648 bytes (34% of all occurrences), 2,285,008 bytes and 7 more variants. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The MSIDDRService.exe file is not a Windows core file. It is digitally signed. MSIDDRService.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with MSIDDRService.exe, you can also contact Customer Service, search for an update on the vendor’s website or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > MSI Command Center).

Recommended: Identify MSIDDRService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as MSIDDRService.exe. Therefore, you should check the MSIDDRService.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.


User Comments

MSIDDRService.exe was eating up over .5gb of ram on my system and I found that it was part of the MSI Command Center program. Unless you use MSI Command Center I would just uninstall it to prevent this service from causing problems

Summary: Average user rating of MSIDDRService.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving MSIDDRService issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with MSIDDRService. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the MSIDDRService.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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