What is webshieldservice.exe?

webshieldservice.exe is part of Web Shield Service and developed by Parallel Lines Development, LLC according to the webshieldservice.exe version information.

webshieldservice.exe's description is "Web Shield Service"

webshieldservice.exe is digitally signed by Parallel Lines Development, LLC.

webshieldservice.exe is usually located in the 'c:\programdata\webshield\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected webshieldservice.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on webshieldservice.exe:

Product nameWeb Shield Service
Company nameParallel Lines Development, LLC
File descriptionWeb Shield Service
Internal nameWebShieldService.exe
Original filenameWebShieldService.exe
CommentsProvides system level support for Web Shield
Legal copyrightCopyright © Parallel Lines Development, LLC 2014
Product version1.0.0.0
File version1.0.0.0

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

Product nameWeb Shield Service
Company nameParallel Lines Development, LLC
File descriptionWeb Shield Service
Internal nameWebShieldService.exe
Original filenameWebShieldService.exe
CommentsProvides system level support for We..
Legal copyrightCopyright © Parallel Lines Developm..
Product version1.0.0.0
File version1.0.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

webshieldservice.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameParallel Lines Development, LLC
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number064a26d7b85e090e11bebc6b460594a8

VirusTotal report

1 of the 50 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the webshieldservice.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
DrWeb Adware.Plugin.157
1 of the 50 anti-virus programs detected the webshieldservice.exe file.

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

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

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

webshieldservice.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.

Web Shield Service has stopped working.

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

webshieldservice.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

webshieldservice.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?

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Keep0 %
Remove100 %

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with the file. Only 5 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Malware or legitimate?

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