Should I block it?
No, this file is 100% safe to run.
libpdcurses.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. It is installed with a couple of know programs including MinGW-Get version 0.5-beta-20120426-1 published by MinGW, GPU Monitor from GPU Usage and GPU Monitor by GPU Usage. This particular version is usually found on Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0).
|Typical file path:||C:\users\user\desktop\cpuminer-gc3355-win32-sandor111-tui\libpdcurses.dll|
|Size:||145.27 KB (148,760 bytes)|
|Build date:||6/11/2010 9:47 AM|
The following programs will install this file
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MinGW (Minimalist GNU for Windows) is an Open Source development environment for native Windows. It includes a port of the GNU Compiler Collection, GNU Binutils for Windows (assembler, linker, archive manager), a set of freely distributable Windows specific header files and static import libraries which enable the use of the Windows API, a Windows native build of the GNU debugger, and miscellaneous utilities. MinGW does not rely on 3rd-...
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 8.1 Pro