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What’s parsec-vud.exe (Parsec Virtual USB Adapter Driver)? Is it safe or a virus?

Parsec-vud.exe is a file associated with Parsec Cloud, Inc. and is related to the Parsec Virtual USB Adapter Driver.

This driver enables connectivity and communication between virtual USB devices and the system. It allows users to connect and use virtual USB devices in their virtual environments seamlessly. This is useful for working with virtual machines and other virtualized systems where physical USB devices may not be directly accessible. The Parsec Virtual USB Adapter Driver helps to bridge the gap between virtual and physical USB devices, providing users with the ability to use the devices they need in their virtual environments effectively.

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Who makes parsec-vud.exe (Parsec Virtual USB Adapter Driver)?

We’ve found Parsec Cloud, Inc. should be the publisher of parsec-vud.exe.

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The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: April 6, 2024

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