What is CDPSvc.dll?

CDPSvc.dll is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the CDPSvc.dll version information.

CDPSvc.dll's description is "Microsoft (R) CDP Service"

CDPSvc.dll is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows.

CDPSvc.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\System32\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about CDPSvc.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on CDPSvc.dll:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft (R) CDP Service
Internal nameCDPSvc.dll
Original filenameCDPSvc.dll.mui
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version10.0.16299.15
File version10.0.16299.15 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft (R) CDP Service
Internal nameCDPSvc.dll
Original filenameCDPSvc.dll.mui
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version10.0.16299.15
File version10.0.16299.15 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

Digital signatures [?]

CDPSvc.dll has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameMicrosoft Windows
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Production PCA 2011
Certificate serial number33000001733031072665b8b9b3000000000173

VirusTotal report

None of the 64 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the CDPSvc.dll file.

None of the 64 anti-virus programs detected the CDPSvc.dll file.

TCP/UDP Listening Ports [?]

CDPSvc.dll has been reported to listen on the following TCP/UDP ports.

PortProtocol# Occurrences
5040TCP v412
5050UDP v47

Hashes [?]


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User vote results: There were 4 votes to remove and 11 votes to keep

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In the FreeFixer scan I can see that CDPSvc.dll has opened a listening port at 5040 on the TCP v4 protocol.

CDPSvc.dll is part of the "Connected Devices Platform Service". I think this service was introduced with Windows 10.

Here's a quote on what the protocol does:

"The Connected Devices Platform Service Protocol provides a way for devices such as PC's and
smartphones to discover and send messages between each other. It provides a transport-agnostic
means of building connections among all of a user's devices and allows them to communicate over a
secure protocol. There are multiple ways for users to authenticate and when authentication is
successful, the two devices can communicate over any available transport."

# 23 Mar 2018, 4:15

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