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

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(Note, Search Safer Inc. publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)


Child process
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By Search Safer Inc. (Signed)

Remove service.exe
MD5:   88299db33cb18efbd98dbf36fe7c1f06
SHA1:   bfea42542f40f310db6502cc8c11acfb5762323a


service.exe runs as a service under the name Kinoni Remote Desktop (KinoniRemoteDesktop) with extensive SYSTEM privileges (full administrator access). 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:71.5 KB (73,216 bytes)
Build date:1/10/2014 8:20 AM
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)

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Private memory:800 KB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):3.3 MB
Private (minimum):272 KB
Non-paged memory:800 KB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:15.63 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):18.15 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:292 KB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):3.34 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:System
Command line:"C:\Program Files\kinoni\remote desktop\service.exe"
Windows Service
Service name:KinoniRemoteDesktop
Display name:Kinoni Remote Desktop
Description:“Kinoni Remote Desktop”
Type:Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

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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