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"hidserve.exe" from your Computer-Fiction!
Summary of eRumor:
warning that says to search your Windows system directory for a file
called hidserv.exe and delete it. It is said to be collecting
your personal data and passing it along to someone else.
to Microsoft, hidserv.exe is a file in Windows 98 Second
Edition. It stands for Stands for
"Human Interface Device Service." It is a file that
deals with keyboards, mice, and other devices connected through the
USB bus. It is an official Windows file and has nothing to do
with "mining" information from your computer.
We have also searched for any information from independent sources
and found very little about hidserve.exe at all, but nothing
that claims that it is a file that collects and reports information
about you or your computer.
It looks like hidserve.exe's greatest fame is from the eRumor!
A real example of the story as it has
Check in your C:\Windows\System directory and look for this file:
If you find it, delete it immediately!
It is a tattletale file that is mining your personal data.
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