What does the SDKCOMServer.exe file do?
The SDKCOMServer.exe process is also known as PDI SDK COM Server for (Version x64/x86 interop) and is a part of SDKCOMServer. This software is produced by Portrait Displays (www.portrait.com). An obsolete or defective version of SDKCOMServer.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PDI SDK COM Server for has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PDI SDK COM Server for has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SDKCOMServer.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SDKCOMServer.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SDKCOMServer.exe PDI SDK COM Server for
SDKCOMServer.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SDKCOMServer.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 70,256 bytes (55% of all these files), 70,960 bytes or, as the case may be, 78,616 bytes.
This SDKCOMServer.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. It can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. For this reason, 55% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves SDKCOMServer.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about SDKCOMServer?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall SDKCOMServer
To remove PDI SDK COM Server for from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for SDKCOMServer in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if SDKCOMServer.exe (PDI SDK COM Server for) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of PDI SDK COM Server for. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PDI SDK COM Server for or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or SDKCOMServer.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.