What is BEService.exe?

The genuine BEService.exe file is a software component of BattlEye by Bastian Suter.
BattlEye is an anti-cheat tool for video games. BEService.exe runs Battleye. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. BattlEye started out as a 3rd-party plugin for Battlefield Vietnam to prevent cheats. The program offers a kernel-based protection system that features dynamic and permanent scanning of player systems using heuristic or generic detection. The program is designed to minimize in-game cheating and hacks for better gameplay during multiplayer matches. BattlEye is issued updates and scripts from the BattlEye Master Server which also provides support for advanced debugging techniques and fully scanning relocatable memory. Bastian Suter is a German computer programmer and software developer best known for his work on BattlEye which was first released in October 2004.

BEService stands for BattlEye 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 BEService.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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BEService.exe file information

The process known as BattlEye Service belongs to software unknown by BattlEye Innovations e.K or Bastian Suter.

Description: BEService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BEService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,456,136 bytes (8% of all occurrences), 1,362,464 bytes and 17 more variants. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. BEService.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. BEService.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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

If you play arma, it can be "Battle Eye"
Battle Eye ist ein inversives Anti-Cheat tool für Spiele wie die ArmA Serie oder Rainbow Six: Siege. Battle Eye ist für die ordnungsgemäße Funktion der beiden Spiele absolute notwendig.
BEService is a form of Anti-Cheat that attempts to filter out hackers from games using the "Battl-Eye Anti-Cheat". You might not be able to play on some online servers without this, such as Unturned.
Anticheat für Planetside

Summary: Average user rating of BEService.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks BEService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving BEService issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with BEService. 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 BEService.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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