SecEdit.exe

  • File Path: C:\windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe
  • Description: Windows Security Configuration Editor Command Tool

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 A075298AC8966078C2A1D2C9FE946E7C
SHA1 77546D98280BF8B28942ED334C6132018DD98D6C
SHA256 14376DDD07CF8DF48803A3C0E606A66F6250BBE56E6FD99E83553ED617FFFED8
SHA384 DBD7B7AA6ABBD8CC9006F7B799EF80E440CAC01ED7050B70DF7760C77F15F6EA9DB9A11CDF5135F2A748D07DD4CFDBCF
SHA512 BD25DF7B82922F20A050C7829252D302B1DC74BA5583A997EF55277B52AEF2217BA0EB0F182452212D3558286D6BC9C692F61F3F06396FDD77D7C49672133EE4
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Signature

  • Status: The file C:\windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe is not digitally signed. You cannot run this script on the current system. For more information about running scripts and setting execution policy, see about_Execution_Policies at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=135170
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File Metadata

  • Original Filename: SeCEdit
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
  • Product Version: 6.3.9600.16384
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 33
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SecEdit.exe 32
C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 36
C:\windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 44
C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 38
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 49
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 38
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 38
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 47

Additional Info*

*The information below is copied from MicrosoftDocs, which is maintained by Microsoft. Available under CC BY 4.0 license.


secedit commands

Configures and analyzes system security by comparing your current security configuration against specified security templates.

[!NOTE] The Microsoft Management Console (MMC) and the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in are not available on Server Core.

Syntax

secedit /analyze
secedit /configure
secedit /export
secedit /generaterollback
secedit /import
secedit /validate

Parameters

Parameter Description
secedit /analyze Allows you to analyze current systems settings against baseline settings that are stored in a database. The analysis results are stored in a separate area of the database and can be viewed in the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.
secedit /configure Allows you to configure a system with security settings stored in a database.
secedit /export Allows you to export security settings stored in a database.
secedit /generaterollback Allows you to generate a rollback template with respect to a configuration template.
secedit /import Allows you to import a security template into a database so that the settings specified in the template can be applied to a system or analyzed against a system.
secedit /validate Allows you to validate the syntax of a security template.
Remarks
  • If there is no filepath specified, all filenames will default to the current directory.

  • Your analysis results are stored in a separate area of the database and can be viewed in the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in to the MMC.

  • If your security templates are created by using the Security Template snap-in, and if you run the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in against those templates, the following files are created:

    File Description
    scesrv.log <ul><li>Location: %windir%\security\logs</li><li>Created by: Operating system</li><li>File type: Text</li><li>Refresh rate: Overwritten when secedit analyze, secedit configure, secedit export or secedit import is run.</li><li>Content: Contains the results of the analysis grouped by policy type.</li></ul>
    user-selected name.sdb <ul><li>Location: %windir%\<user account>\Documents\Security\Database</li><li>Created by: Running the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in</li><li>File type: Proprietary</li><li>Refresh rate: Updated whenever a new security template is created.</li><li>Content: Local security policies and user-created security templates.</li></ul>
    user-selected name.log <ul><li>Location: User-defined, but defaults to %windir%\<user account>\Documents\Security\Logs</li><li>Created by: Running the secedit analyze or secedit configure commands, or by using the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.</li><li>File type: Text</li><li>Refresh rate: Overwritten when secedit analyze or secedit configure is run, or by using the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.</li><li>Content: Log file name, date and time, and the results of the analysis or investigation.</li></ul>
    user-selected name.inf <ul><li>Location: %windir%\*<user account>\Documents\Security\Templates</li><li>Created by: Running the Security Template snap-in.</li><li>File type: Text</li><li>Refresh rate: Overwritten each time the security template is updated.</li><li>Content: Contains the set up information for the template for each policy selected using the snap-in.</li></ul>

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