What is GWCtlSrv.exe?

GWCtlSrv.exe is part of GlassWire and developed by SecureMix LLC according to the GWCtlSrv.exe version information.

GWCtlSrv.exe's description is "GlassWire Control Service"

GWCtlSrv.exe is digitally signed by GlassWire.

GWCtlSrv.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\GlassWire\' folder.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on GWCtlSrv.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameGlassWire
Company nameSecureMix LLC
File descriptionGlassWire Control Service
Internal namegwctlsrv
Original filenameGWCtlSrv.exe
Legal copyright(?) 2019 SecureMix LLC
Product version2.1.167.0
File version2.1.167.0

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

Product nameGlassWire
Company nameSecureMix LLC
File descriptionGlassWire Control Service
Internal namegwctlsrv
Original filenameGWCtlSrv.exe
Legal copyright(?) 2019 SecureMix LLC
Product version2.1.167.0
File version2.1.167.0

Digital signatures [?]

GWCtlSrv.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameGlassWire
Certificate issuer nameSymantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number0894cb612d6f736b69928ac38ab9e637

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TCP/UDP Listening Ports [?]

GWCtlSrv.exe has been reported to listen on the following TCP/UDP ports.

PortProtocol# Occurrences
7010TCP v41

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD59721ca796b623f623e5994eae613ac83
SHA25656eb6b3c4de1b3a8f20548adb77df5dccb778097ddef3ff77070d5fab1606b92

Error Messages

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

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

gwctlsrv.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.

GlassWire Control Service has stopped working.

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

gwctlsrv.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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Votes
Keep100 %
1
Remove0 %
0

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