Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.03%
6.2.8102.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.14%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 34.32%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 59.69%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.03%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 4.27%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 1.03%
5.1.2600.5755 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.090206-1316) 0.07%
5.1.2600.5755 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.090206-1234) 0.28%
5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) 0.14%

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sc.exe

A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNT by Microsoft

Remove sc.exe
Version:   5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)
MD5:   a48b1c06219a01a60cd8d4d45440bde9
SHA1:   34af23607ad5afa9e61b6a96cec811e6bdc50b4a
SHA256:   5c3736e37168dae7e431a31d5c4e0d351271d37804787ee3b8fa6e46413ba880
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is sc.exe?

sc.exe is an installed program of the Windows OS and provides utilities developing services for Windows.

Overview

sc.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It is installed with a couple of know programs including COMA SSL VPN Client published by MegaPath, COMA SSL VPN Client from MegaPath and COMA SSL VPN Client by MegaPath. This version is installed on Windows XP.

DetailsDetails

File name:sc.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNT
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\sc.exe
Original name:sc.exe.mui
File version:5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)
Product version:5.1.2600.0
Size:30.5 KB (31,232 bytes)
Digital DNA
Entropy:5.974800
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
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MegaPath
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BehaviorsBehaviors

Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'Scheduled Start' in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start'
  • The job 'BitGuard' in the path '\BitGuard'
  • The job 'Video Performer Manager' in the path '\Video Performer Manager'
  • The task 'bProtector' in the path '\bProtector'
  • The job 'FindAmo Manager' in the path '\FindAmo Manager'
  • The task 'BrowserDefendert' in the path '\BrowserDefendert'
  • The job 'PC Performer Manager' in the path '\PC Performer Manager'
  • The task 'SvcRestartTask' runs daily in the path '\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\SvcRestartTask'
  • The job 'Browser Manager' in the path '\Browser Manager'
  • The task 'BrowserProtect' in the path '\BrowserProtect'
  • The job 'UPnPHostConfig' runs in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig'
  • The task 'SynchronizeTime' runs weekly in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\Time Synchronization\SynchronizeTime'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINXP\Tasks\BrowserProtect.job'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Video Performer Manager.job'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\BrowserProtect.job'
  • Entry path '\Sidekick Manager'
  • Entry path '\PC Performer Manager'
  • Entry path '\OfficeSoftwareProtectionPlatform\SvcRestartTask'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\Browser Manager.job'
  • Entry path '\BrowserProtect'
  • Entry path '\bProtector'
  • Entry path 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\PC Performer Manager.job'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.00%
Windows 7 Professional 11.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 44.16% of A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNT.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 24.41%
Hewlett-Packard 18.90%
ASUS 18.90%
Acer 13.39%
Toshiba 11.81%
Sony 6.30%
Alienware 1.57%
Samsung 1.57%
GIGABYTE 1.57%
Lenovo 1.57%
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