hidcon.exe

This is the uninstaller utility registered in the Windows Control Panel for the program AkelPad by AkelSoft.
MD5:
b2dadab18c318443301d0087cd7200ba

SHA-1:
c0adf61a17a3698548bee1ef225ad824ab901e0d

SHA-256:
b88a4d442bcd94457fc75dc5a541dc3437fd01091a2b6500569c699260e65238

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Inconclusive  (not enough data for an accurate detection)

Analysis date:
7/23/2024 11:46:19 PM UTC  (a few moments ago)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

F-Prot
W32/MalwareS.ACEQ
v6.4.7.1.166

File size:
2 KB (2,048 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Common path:
C:\Windows\System32\hidcon.exe

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
7/11/2005 9:42:32 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12:eFGSGIsXAPSci/8ISAsossoqoR/bB8kQK9l8C8WuB1Z:eFGSuci/8v/sobSK9lIWuB1Z

Entry address:
0x1000

Entry point:
83, EC, 58, FF, 15, 10, 20, 40, 00, 8B, D0, 8A, 02, 3C, 22, 75, 1C, 8A, 42, 01, 42, 84, C0, 74, 0C, 3C, 22, 74, 08, 8A, 42, 01, 42, 84, C0, 75, F4, 80, 3A, 00, 74, 13, 42, EB, 10, 84, C0, 74, 0C, 3C, 20, 76, 08, 8A, 42, 01, 42, 84, C0, 75, F4, 8A, 02, 84, C0, 74, 0C, 3C, 20, 77, 08, 8A, 42, 01, 42, 84, C0, 75, F4, 8A, 02, 56, 84, C0, 75, 08, 6A, 01, FF, 15, 0C, 20, 40, 00, 3C, 2D, BE, 01, 00, 00, 00, 74, 04, 3C, 2F, 75, 3A, 8A, 42, 01, 84, C0, 74, 33, 66, 8B, 42, 01, 66, 0D, 20, 20, 66, 3D, 6E, 77, 75, 25...
 
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Code size:
512 Bytes (512 bytes)

Program Uninstaller
Program name:
AkelPad

Display publisher:
AkelSoft

Display version:
Friday.7.1.0

Uninstall string:
hidcon.exe cmd /c "Taskkill /f /t /fi "IMAGENAME eq notepad*" /im *&ping -n 6 127.0.0.1&Del /Q /F C:\WINDOWS\system32\notepad.exe.manifest&Del /Q /F C:\WINDOWS\system32\notepad.exe&Del /Q /F C:\WINDOW


The file hidcon.exe has been discovered within the following programs.

LClock  by Neowin
Publisher's description - “LClock is a very simple program that makes the Windows' clock look like a Windows Longhorn Clock. LClock also comes with a simple but configurable popup calendar that opens when the systray clock is clicked.”
3% remove it
About 1% of users remove it
ProShow Producer  by Photodex Corporation
www.daryasoft.com
About 6% of users remove it
 
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