What is CDProxyServ.exe? Is CDProxyServ.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix CDProxyServ.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your CDProxyServ process
2. Run Windows Repair Tool to repair CDProxyServ.exe related Windows Errors
3. Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware

Process name: Compact Disc Proxy Application

Product: CDProxy Application

Company: Sony (sony.com)

File: CDProxyServ.exe


A protection application from Sony, this process runs loads with the use of your CD player and prevents copying of certain CDs. While some CDs may not be affected by this application, if it is removed it has the ability to render your player inoperable. Removal should be performed through the Add/Remove Programs utility by Microsoft. Located in Tokyo, Sony was founded in 1946. Sony has been on the forefront of video and audio encoding since the mid-1970s.http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/cdproxyserv.exe.html 
If you want a detailed security rating about your CDProxyServ.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager.

Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!


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Users Opinions

Average user rating of CDProxyServ.exe: based on 2 votes. Read also the 3 reviews.

  • 200 users ask for this file. One user rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as dangerous. One user didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about CDProxyServ.exe:
Part of First4Internet's XCP DRM system, used by Sony, malicious thing which corrupts cd ripping
Sony Rootkit Service - reluctantly labelled as required, removal may render the CD-ROM device inoperable  See also: Link Mere_Mortal
It was installed when I inserted a "Content Enhanced & Protected" audio CD from Sony/BMG which uses it's own CD player & tracking software to limit the amount of times the disc can be copied. Hammer63

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