What is BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe?

The genuine BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe file is a software component of Microsoft Office Outlook by Microsoft.
Associated with Microsoft Outlook, this application initiates SQL Lite to handle the content of your Outlook address book. It starts with Outlook, and if it is not running, your global address book will not be accessible. Microsoft's main email software, Outlook is bundled with releases of Microsoft Windows. Founded in 1975, Microsoft's flagship product is the Windows operating system, which is installed on over 90% of workstations worldwide.

BCMSQLStartupSvc stands for Business Contact Manager SQL Startup Service

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 BcmSqlStartupSvc.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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BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with BcmSqlStartupSvc
BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as BCM SQL Startup Service belongs to software Microsoft Office Outlook (version 2007 with Business Contact Manager) or Business Contact Manager for Microsoft Outlook (version 2010) by Microsoft (

Description: BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 30,312 bytes (96% of all occurrences), 31,144 bytes or 30,632 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe is digitally signed. The BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe come up, you can remove the entire program Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2007 or Business Contact Manager for using Windows Control Panel or turn to the software developer, Microsoft, for advice.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BcmSqlStartupSvc.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.


User Comments

bcmsqlstartupsvc.exe is SQL server for Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager from Microsoft
Es handelt sich wohl um etwas (Datenbank?), was für den Business Contact Manager von Microsoft benötigt wird.

Summary: Average user rating of BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving BcmSqlStartupSvc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with BcmSqlStartupSvc. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the BcmSqlStartupSvc.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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