5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.17%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.50%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105) 81.01%
5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-2105) 0.17%
5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0004) 0.50%
5.1.2600.3300 (xpsp.080125-2028) 0.17%
5.1.2600.3244 (xpsp.071030-1535) 0.17%
5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 17.31%



Network DDE - DDE Communication by Microsoft

Remove NETDDE.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


netdde.exe has 8 known versions, the most recent one is 5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710). It is started as a Windows Service called 'NetDDEdsdm'. 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 114.5 KB. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0008% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 1.02 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 3.02 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 0 Bytes per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.


File name:netdde.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Network DDE - DDE Communication
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\netdde.exe
Windows Service
Display name:NetDDEdsdm


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

VersionsAll file variations of netdde.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
13d9a8b63a2a99a88339c0e00b702c92 88602749288d7292424dbd31d0fdf6ab37e30ce9 107.5 KB
fb13279d8c89add5b0f7497c45bcf1c3 4c1e56b8313d60714b68ccac86f023b661a71ea0 157 KB
b857ba82860d7ff85ae29b095645563b 7235c82aa9698d9297a73e44cb365fd5973cef78 108.5 KB
6def5a7a8887cc7fef24ebbaff74385c 073e61a1754f102127fdf849aed9417934ecd684 109 KB
c57b297c446a41fc2c7732f483382553 5ed48926657a4783e6418a19edd84359e79160e6 108.5 KB
7afb540191aa50d98e9f8bb04f4be2b0 7f8f94e02b5c5c4fdb1fc4766f7d895579ed6c7f 108.5 KB
d7f7b6475426f47409768c831b88371a bd4137f1ebf7352af33bf4b77eec19ec0a17ee95 108.5 KB
05afb5ad06462257bea7495283c86d50 b71456a0f206294578aef223ab3611d29cc862d3 108.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 92.75%
Windows XP Professional 4.25%
Windows XP Home Edition 2.25%
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 0.50%
Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 46.15% of Network DDE - DDE Communication.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 42.33%
Intel 13.76%
Toshiba 7.41%
Compaq 7.41%
American Megatrends 6.88%
Hewlett-Packard 5.29%
Sahara 3.17%
ASUS 3.17%
Gateway 2.12%
Acer 1.59%
Lenovo 1.06%
Sony 1.06%
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