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What is edd.exe?

Edd.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if edd.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Edd.exe file information

The process known as SCM Driver Daemon belongs to software System Control Manager or SCM Driver Daemon by unknown.

Description: Edd.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. edd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 40,960 bytes (81% of all occurrences) or 61,440 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/edd.exe.html 
The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
The software vendor offers the option to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > System Control Manager or Cyclope).

Recommended: Identify edd.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as edd.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the edd.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It is not dangerous. It belongs to System Control Manager application which comes bundled with laptops.
  lucifer cipher  
edd.exe seems to be a program running on MSI laptops for use of additional buttons (i.e. hot-start button on the laptop)
Installed as part of MSI Laptop on my PRO620
It consumes an important portion of processor capacity, while its open working with other programs (powerpoint in my case) is very slow
edd.exe or System Control Manager by LG
  Juliao Baggio di Sopra  
Known as "Evil Driver Daemon"
edd.exe has negative effect on mobile broadband dongle, I have witnessed numerous instances of 3 mobile dongle not connecting, end process on edd.exe and they work fine.
msi tool 4 special laptop-buttons, resource hog, poorly programmed
  msi roxx  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of edd.exe: based on 8 votes with 8 user comments.
One user thinks edd.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 4 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 2 users don't grade edd.exe ("not sure about it").

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