What is basicsvc.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the basicsvc.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Basicsvc.exe file information

The process belongs to software Dynu Basic Dynamic DNS Client by unknown.

Description: Basicsvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Basicsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 159,744 bytes. 
The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. The file is a file with no information about its developer. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. Basicsvc.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with basicsvc.exe, you can uninstall Dynu Basic Dynamic DNS Client from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify basicsvc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as basicsvc.exe. Therefore, you should check the basicsvc.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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Summary: Average user rating of basicsvc.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving basicsvc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with basicsvc. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the basicsvc.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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