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What is AutoStartupService.exe?

AutoStartupService.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if AutoStartupService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

AutoStartupService.exe file information

The process known as AutoStartService belongs to software AutoStartupService or AutoStartService by Panasonic (www.panasonic.com).

Description: AutoStartupService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. AutoStartupService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 172,544 bytes (58% of all occurrences), 188,600 bytes, 229,000 bytes, 230,576 bytes or 174,064 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/autostartupservice.exe.html 
The file is certified by a trustworthy company. AutoStartupService.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). AutoStartupService.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous.
The software publisher Verisign provides direct support (timestamp.verisign.com/scripts/timstamp.dll). You could uninstall AutoStartupService from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs".

Recommended: Identify AutoStartupService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as AutoStartupService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the AutoStartupService.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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