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What is wscntfy.exe? Windows Security Center

Vendor:      Microsoft
Product:     Windows
Vendor Website:      http://support.microsoft.com/?id=883792
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: wscntfy.exe is part of the Windows Security Center, introduced in XP Service Pack 2. Displays a tray icon indicating the status of updates, virus protection, and firewall.

wscntfy.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 2.60%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 1 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
wscntfy.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0xf92e1076c42fcd6db3d72d8cfe9816d5 More File Information 10/21/2017 Unsigned 0 4 18 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x49911dd39e023bb6c45e4e436cfbd297 More File Information 10/6/2017 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
3 Status 0xe4bdf223cd75478bf44567b4d5c2634d More File Information 7/27/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x02da31ab433a6c1110a736c85701deca More File Information 7/27/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xc873be07ba1af31d2c5729c8647a01c6 More File Information 2/15/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x9695318cbf663eb1cd0050cb2083580b More File Information 5/26/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xb2718ec9dc738e915d4177498e92bc4d More File Information 5/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xa0acda19477519dd4dcfe8434e8e5ee0 More File Information 5/17/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x3dbe0d011e911aadfb6ed17edc525066 More File Information 5/16/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x6b3bb0cb225dfe6f97a00a4d6882a450 More File Information 5/10/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x9edf54ce47bba3e96a8c23253006d183 More File Information 5/10/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x6f1e5dba783b147536659395d7b15485 More File Information 4/28/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x598652bec5bd1d05c9a3b0436526a9e0 More File Information 4/20/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xedafbe25fb6480ce68f688ba691890dc More File Information 4/2/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x0005ef1540dbbf6daa777c8d1e185010 More File Information 12/20/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x20a4c1db78ef641efd9f59b3d4ec3e8d More File Information 10/17/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x9c90a6dbe5d43e189f199172675d6312 More File Information 10/1/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xe9eeb38b858b637f4f8fa3401f325dc5 More File Information 9/3/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x5be20d80faaf1cbb5c5f3d3580b60832 More File Information 5/29/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x6931b3b2e9add1ceaeff480e7fff0194 More File Information 1/7/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x10b1c13a751558a6cfa42881c2f1083d More File Information 1/1/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x19401e25cddcd8ee1b38fcc8093e0c34 More File Information 12/30/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x465f33ec8a47541c3e9acd43a5f004f0 More File Information 12/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x7d3e0beb62799112f5c9ff717d72bf29 More File Information 10/11/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xfc4844e89ed0cfaa8ce3dfc4030f65a7 More File Information 9/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xa80738effb8dceef19609fc37cb547be More File Information 5/28/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xede207e8ffbcb3909c078dcb60e29044 More File Information 4/5/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xcc07da5a1cb214addfa50b2fa6935f18 More File Information 2/8/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x5bb8bbc718775d48e8776e61b47ddf59 More File Information 2/5/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x1c2b181dcdbfad31417c4c0196175d87 More File Information 1/31/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xd6381a7c1704be7a8fd5efdfd9f1463b More File Information 1/24/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x1905812ab06a70ff21907faa10c927d6 More File Information 1/15/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xafb5b12e2ad1d1de7748bbf01c4178ad More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x278a14bedef58687eaf8bec056a78d8b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xe5ed12b2bd0fcef567c9229cd3eec7fb More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x692414395a8ee4f4871aba6a68e996a4 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xfff0ff9678b1cd5b2b95c1503ab29fbc More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x00f92e1076c42fcd6db3d72d8cfe9816 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xf58d9f0d0177f68087b578963b4efd8a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
40 Status 0x4510d6464001e0d56beb5441371b308f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra
41 Status 0x976e34c0d4bd7a1843e8c1f616215b9d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xba6da8d715733902eb0efd49dfd59de3 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xef5920061fd5df7a3c6797673f8c875b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
44 Status 0x5a111f03324e50e0123591f5b4d7bc5d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x58114d066cd7da7631a44e6977d489c5 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x2fbe0a7d77becee804df8059e68eeaf4 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x73b70f4bfed36f539fac2b6e8d1bb7a2 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xd2a0d052dc9f7d21999e3d48b67f5f56 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0xe24c4fb3fdc13a4beb290d2ab96ab981 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x8558905ba81f6efaaf9667139bb117dd More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xa49c11376727f7adc7e206e4c89b24e1 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xe1b524b39902207db927633daeef4db8 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xe9b5ab7027fe604293e1a01e4a39acda More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x9be0a49c4c62cc0b9dca19f8a834d234 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0xadf177c381cd67b2cc4516986d4846cc More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x142c8ec82139c554f3c9bf4c2dd8692d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x6645ffbdcc32812c83a7a2b2553c2ae0 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x54cddad404557ed98433d6ecbfc92691 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x4b023c2f1e2e62f2e8bbcea80538b9f7 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x002da31ab433a6c1110a736c85701dec More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xf92e1076c42fcd6db3d72d8cfe9816d5 10/17/2017 8:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
2 Status 0x49911dd39e023bb6c45e4e436cfbd297 9/15/2017 9:11:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Security Center 13 KB
3 Status 0xb2718ec9dc738e915d4177498e92bc4d 6/5/2017 10:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
4 Status 0x3dbe0d011e911aadfb6ed17edc525066 11/28/2016 6:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
5 Status 0x6f1e5dba783b147536659395d7b15485 11/16/2016 11:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
6 Status 0xe24c4fb3fdc13a4beb290d2ab96ab981 7/19/2016 9:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
7 Status 0xedafbe25fb6480ce68f688ba691890dc 4/6/2016 5:58:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
8 Status 0xfff0ff9678b1cd5b2b95c1503ab29fbc 10/28/2015 9:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
9 Status 0x02da31ab433a6c1110a736c85701deca 10/15/2015 6:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
10 Status 0x465f33ec8a47541c3e9acd43a5f004f0 9/16/2015 3:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
11 Status 0xfc4844e89ed0cfaa8ce3dfc4030f65a7 6/14/2015 7:49:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
12 Status 0x9edf54ce47bba3e96a8c23253006d183 2/7/2015 1:50:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
13 Status 0x5a111f03324e50e0123591f5b4d7bc5d 2/5/2015 9:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
14 Status 0x8558905ba81f6efaaf9667139bb117dd 1/12/2015 6:12:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Security Center 13 KB
15 Status 0xcc07da5a1cb214addfa50b2fa6935f18 1/2/2015 9:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
16 Status 0xd6381a7c1704be7a8fd5efdfd9f1463b 9/16/2014 6:07:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Security Center 13 KB
17 Status 0xede207e8ffbcb3909c078dcb60e29044 8/21/2014 3:38:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Security Center 13 KB
18 Status 0xe232f864890986c1673d62194297340e 8/25/2012 11:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 40 KB
19 Status 0xe9eeb38b858b637f4f8fa3401f325dc5 2/7/2012 3:24:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3244 (xpsp.071030-1534) Windows Security Center 13 KB
20 Status 0x692414395a8ee4f4871aba6a68e996a4 2/6/2012 2:33:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
21 Status 0x6931b3b2e9add1ceaeff480e7fff0194 2/2/2012 2:10:00 PM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
22 Status 0x20a4c1db78ef641efd9f59b3d4ec3e8d 1/29/2012 11:13:00 AM Unknown Unknown Windows Security Center 13 KB
23 Status 0x7d3e0beb62799112f5c9ff717d72bf29 1/22/2012 2:47:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Security Center 13 KB
24 Status 0x25dc003c667f8f204f3447ac736cd30c 1/21/2012 11:18:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Security Center 13 KB
25 Status 0x1905812ab06a70ff21907faa10c927d6 1/15/2012 6:41:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Windows Security Center 13 KB



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