7.10.3077 0.53%
7.10.3077 36.32%
7.00.9466 63.16%



Microsoft Visual Studio .NET by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove mdm.exe


There are 3 versions of mdm.exe in the wild, the latest version being 7.10.3077. It is started as a Windows Service called 'MDM' with the name 'MDM' and described as “Supports local and remote debugging for Visual Studio and script debuggers. If this service is stopped, the debuggers will not function properly.”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 323.52 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Microsoft Corporation by Microsoft Corporation. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0009% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 4.13 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 8.28 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 3.41 KB per minute for reads and 561 Bytes per minute for writes.


File name:mdm.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
Description:Machine Debug Manager
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\vs7debug\mdm.exe
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Windows Service
Service name:MDM
Display name:MDM
Description:“Supports local and remote debugging for Visual Studio and script debuggers. If this service is stopped, the debuggers will not function properly.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of mdm.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • MDM
  • 'MDM' (Machine Debug Manager)

VersionsAll file variations of mdm.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
adab9c7507f402765e6fe8f6e4271d91 43d210c8d808b8fee943ff65db869b85d825248a 328 KB
7cf1b716372b89568ae4c0fe769f5869 85b15a1b69dbbb2a39ce2b2cb6d8209e300f8065 328 KB
11f714f85530a2bd134074dc30e99fca 34ea5694ae49339c04e28b78f838378957378dda 314.57 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.83%
Windows Vista Home Premium 7.50%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.50%
Windows 7 Starter 1.67%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.67%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.83%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.83%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 33.33% of Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.16%
Acer 7.89%
Toshiba 7.02%
Lenovo 7.02%
ASUS 7.02%
Intel 5.26%
Gateway 3.51%
American Megatrends 2.63%
Compaq 1.75%
MSI 1.75%
Sony 1.75%
Sahara 1.75%
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