What does the spdsvc.exe file do?
The spdsvc.exe process is also known as SPDSvc Application and is a part of SPDSvc Application or, as the case may be, Samsung Printer Dianostics Service. This software is produced by Samsung Electronics CO., LTD (www.samsung.com). An obsolete or defective version of spdsvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SPDSvc Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SPDSvc Application 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)
- spdsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module spdsvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about spdsvc.exe SPDSvc Application
spdsvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Spdsvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows or sometimes in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
The file size is 491,328 bytes.
It is the service "Samsung Printer Dianostics".
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. It has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Spdsvc.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as supervise programs. For this reason, 22% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A spdsvc.exe file has a 26% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32. In this case, the file size is usually 499,000 bytes. This spdsvc.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. This file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The spdsvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. Spdsvc.exe is capable of record keystrokes as well as monitor other applications.
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 spdsvc.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 spdsvc?
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 SPDSvc Application or Samsung Printer Dianostics Service
To remove SPDSvc Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate SPDSvc Application or Samsung Printer Dianostics Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if spdsvc.exe (SPDSvc Application) 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 SPDSvc Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SPDSvc Application 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 spdsvc.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.