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What’s senddmp.exe (SendMiniDmp.exe)? Is it safe or a virus?

Senddmp.exe, also known as SendMiniDmp.exe, is a process associated with Autodesk, Inc.

This application is designed to handle the automatic sending of crash reports to Autodesk when its software experiences a problem or encounters a crash. When an Autodesk program encounters an unexpected error or stops working, SendMiniDmp.exe generates a mini-dump file that contains information about the error. This file is then sent to Autodesk to help them troubleshoot and fix the problem. In essence, senddmp.exe helps Autodesk improve the stability and reliability of their software by providing valuable information about crashes and errors.

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Who makes senddmp.exe (SendMiniDmp.exe)?

We’ve found Autodesk, Inc should be the publisher of senddmp.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

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: March 30, 2024

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