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What is HWDeviceService64.exe?

HWDeviceService64.exe is part of HWDeviceService according to the HWDeviceService64.exe version information.

HWDeviceService64.exe's description is "DCSHOST"

HWDeviceService64.exe is digitally signed by HUAWEI Technologies Co., Ltd..

HWDeviceService64.exe is usually located in the 'C:\ProgramData\DatacardService\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about HWDeviceService64.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameHWDeviceService
File descriptionDCSHOST
Internal nameDCSHOST
Original filenameHWDeviceService.EXE
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2008
Product version2, 0, 0, 47
File version2, 0, 0, 47

The following is the available information on HWDeviceService64.exe:

Product nameHWDeviceService
File descriptionDCSHOST
Internal nameDCSHOST
Original filenameHWDeviceService.EXE
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2008
Product version2, 0, 0, 47
File version2, 0, 0, 47

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameHUAWEI Technologies Co., Ltd.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2009-2 CA
Certificate serial number78ea456dd0a9c3b3a0dd7bd860de0b55

VirusTotal report

None of the 50 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the HWDeviceService64.exe file.

None of the 50 anti-virus programs detected the HWDeviceService64.exe file.

Folder name variants

HWDeviceService64.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\ProgramData\DatacardService\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to hwdeviceservice64.exe:

hwdeviceservice64.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

hwdeviceservice64.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

DCSHOST has stopped working.

End Program - hwdeviceservice64.exe. This program is not responding.

hwdeviceservice64.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

hwdeviceservice64.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with the file. 36% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 28 users.

User vote results: There were 10 votes to remove and 18 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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2 thumbs

HWDeviceService64.exe was added to the computer when installing Telia Mobile Internet. HWDeviceService64.exe is a legitimate file.

# 14 Jul 2011, 14:13

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