"hidfind.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "hidfind.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "hidfind.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "hidfind.exe" process?

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A

"hidfind.exe" process represents "Alps Pointing-device Driver" program.

"hidfind.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   hidfind

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "hidfind.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
hidfind.exe               3,440 K   Alps Pointing-device Driver

Additional information about "hidfind.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\DellTPad\HidFind.exe" 

Programe file information:
   Name: hidfind.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\DellTPad\HidFind.exe
   Description: Alps Pointing-device Driver
   Version: 7.0.0.30
   Size: 98672 bytes
   Last modified: 7/7/2010 5:59:12 PM
   Company Name: Alps Electric Co., Ltd.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Program Files\DellTPad

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\HID.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\Windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll

"hidfind.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "hidfind.exe" process.

 

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