Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

2001.12.9330.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.11%
2001.12.9330.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.11%
2001.12.9180.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.05%
2001.12.9032.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.11%
2001.12.8530.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 27.24%
2001.12.8530.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 48.24%
2001.12.8530.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.05%
2001.12.4720.4340 (srv03_sp2_gdr.080723-1210) 0.05%
2001.12.4720.4340 (srv03_sp2_gdr.080723-1210) 0.05%
2001.12.4720.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.05%
2001.12.10530.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 5.24%
2001.12.10530.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.11%
2001.12.10361.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.37%
2001.12.10361.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.05%
2001.12.10130.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 2.78%
2001.12.10130.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 15.38%

PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
RegSetValueExW, RegQueryValueExW, OpenProcessToken, GetTokenInformation, RegisterEventSourceW, ReportEventW, DeregisterEventSource, RegCloseKey, RegOpenKeyExA, RegQueryValueExA, RegOpenKeyExW
api-ms-win-core-com-l1-1-0.dll
CoInitializeEx, CoUninitialize, CoCreateInstance, StringFromGUID2, CoGetObjectContext
api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-1.dll
IsDebuggerPresent, DebugBreak, OutputDebugStringW
api-ms-win-core-delayload-l1-1-1.dll
DelayLoadFailureHook, ResolveDelayLoadedAPI
api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-1.dll
GetLastError, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter
api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll
DeleteFileW, SetFileAttributesW, FindNextFileW, GetFullPathNameW, FindFirstFileW, CreateFileW, CreateDirectoryW, FindClose
api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll
CloseHandle
api-ms-win-core-heap-obsolete-l1-1-0.dll
LocalAlloc, LocalFree
api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-2-0.dll
InterlockedCompareExchange, InterlockedExchange
api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-1.dll
FreeLibrary, LoadStringW, GetModuleFileNameW, LockResource, GetModuleHandleA, FindResourceExW, GetProcAddress, GetModuleHandleW, LoadLibraryExW, LoadResource
api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll
FormatMessageW
api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-2-0.dll
GetCommandLineW, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW
api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll
GetCurrentThread, TlsFree, TlsGetValue, CreateProcessW, TlsAlloc, GetStartupInfoW, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, GetExitCodeProcess, GetCurrentThreadId, OpenProcessToken, GetThreadContext, GetCurrentProcessId
api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll
QueryPerformanceCounter
api-ms-win-core-psapi-l1-1-0.dll
QueryFullProcessImageNameW
api-ms-win-core-registry-l1-1-0.dll
RegSetValueExW, RegQueryValueExA, RegQueryValueExW, RegOpenKeyExA, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCloseKey
api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll
LeaveCriticalSection, CreateEventA, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, ResetEvent, WaitForSingleObjectEx, SetEvent, DeleteCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, WaitForSingleObject, Sleep
api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-2-0.dll
GetTickCount, GetLocalTime, GetSystemWindowsDirectoryA, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime
api-ms-win-core-version-l1-1-0.dll
VerQueryValueW
api-ms-win-security-base-l1-2-0.dll
GetTokenInformation
kernel32.dll
GetCommandLineW, UnregisterWait, TlsFree, TlsAlloc, TlsGetValue, LocalAlloc, LocalFree, IsDebuggerPresent, GetCurrentThread, GetThreadContext, DebugBreak, ExpandEnvironmentStringsW, CreateDirectoryW, CreateProcessW, GetExitCodeProcess, FindFirstFileW, FindNextFileW, SetFileAttributesW, DeleteFileW, FindClose, GetModuleHandleW, FindResourceW, LoadResource, LockResource, FormatMessageW, GetModuleFileNameW, LoadLibraryExW, DeleteCriticalSection, WaitForSingleObject, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, InterlockedExchange, Sleep, InterlockedCompareExchange, GetStartupInfoW, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, GetModuleHandleA, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, CreateEventA, CloseHandle, WaitForSingleObjectEx, SetEvent, ResetEvent, FreeLibrary, CreateFileW, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryA, GetFullPathNameW, GetLastError, QueryFullProcessImageNameW, GetLocalTime, QueueUserWorkItem, OutputDebugStringW, GetSystemWindowsDirectoryA, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, UnregisterWaitEx
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
ntdll.dll
RtlCaptureContext, RtlReportException
ole32.dll
CoGetObjectContext, StringFromGUID2, CoInitializeEx, CoCreateInstance, CoUninitialize
user32.dll
EndDialog, SetDlgItemTextW, CloseWindowStation, CloseDesktop, GetProcessWindowStation, GetThreadDesktop, OpenWindowStationW, DialogBoxParamW, OpenDesktopW, SetThreadDesktop, GetDesktopWindow, GetWindowRect, GetClientRect, MapWindowPoints, SetWindowPos, LoadStringW, SetProcessWindowStation
version.dll
VerQueryValueW

msdtc.exe

Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service by Microsoft

Remove msdtc.exe
Version:   2001.12.4720.4340 (srv03_sp2_gdr.080723-1210)
MD5:   d42976785ba169c2361f97cc6a20681f
SHA1:   1bab667483004b22bd5cadacd7f0ea9aabf6a705
SHA256:   7790219d3c783886ecc0d06eebc10973759a278c307b334877243f14978a3565
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is msdtc.exe?

The Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC) service is a component of modern versions of Microsoft Windows that is responsible for coordinating transactions that span multiple resource managers, such as databases, message queues, and file systems.

Overview

msdtc.exe runs as a service under the name Coordenador de transações distribuídas (MSDTC) within the local user context. .

DetailsDetails

File name:msdtc.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe
Original name:MSDTC.EXE.MUI
File version:2001.12.4720.4340 (srv03_sp2_gdr.080723-1210)
Product version:5.2.3790.4340
Size:6.5 KB (6,656 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:6.060933
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'MSDTC' (Coordenador de transações distribuídas)
  • MSDTC
  • 'MSDTC' (Distributed Transaction Coordinator)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.50%
Windows 8.1 17.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 7.00%
Windows 7 Professional 6.00%
Windows 8 3.50%
Windows 8 Pro 3.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 45.23% of Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 18.82%
ASUS 18.04%
Hewlett-Packard 16.86%
Acer 14.51%
Toshiba 10.98%
Lenovo 9.41%
Sony 3.92%
Intel 2.35%
Samsung 1.57%
GIGABYTE 1.57%
Alienware 1.18%
Medion 0.78%
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