Should I block it?

60% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions

b63e6 20.00%
d1287 20.00%
5561b 20.00%
092e2 20.00%
88299 20.00%
(Note, Search Safer Inc. publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)



By Search Safer Inc. (Signed)

Remove service.exe
MD5:   5561b71d1f1a7167fb96ae9838007284
SHA1:   4ef5c6b7e91627da83fab857043c42093dd1c0ac


service.exe runs as a service under the name Kinoni Remote Desktop (KinoniRemoteDesktop) within the local user context. It is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine). The file is digitally signed by Search Safer Inc. which was issued by the DigiCert Inc certificate authority (CA).


File name:service.exe
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\pcmax\service.exe
Size:88.07 KB (90,184 bytes)
Build date:12/5/2009 2:52 PM
Issued to:Search Safer Inc.
Authority (CA):DigiCert Inc
Effective date:Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Expiration date:Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'pcreg' → C:\Program Files\pcmax\service.exe
Scheduled tasks
  • The job 'pcreg' runs on logon in the path '\pcreg'
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'KinoniRemoteDesktop' (Kinoni Remote Desktop)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 75.00% of service.exe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 50.00%
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