What is BingSvc.exe?

The genuine BingSvc.exe file is a software component of Microsoft Bing Bar by Microsoft.
The Microsoft Bing Bar is a browser extension that provides users with quick access to search tools powered by the Bing search engine. BingSvc.exe launches the Microsoft Bing Bar. This is not a critical Windows component and can be removed if known to cause problems. The Bing Bar was previously supported on Mozilla Firefox but Microsoft discontinued support, making sure the toolbar only works on Internet Explorer 7 and above. The toolbar also provides easy access to weather, stocks, and news without needing to open a separate tab. Microsoft, founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen in 1975, is the world's largest software maker with respect to revenue. Microsoft is best known for Windows. The company quickly rose to fame and fortune following the success of its 1986 public share offering turning three people into billionaires and an estimated 12,000 Microsoft employees into millionaires.

BingSvc stands for Microsoft Bing Bar 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 BingSvc.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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BingSvc.exe file information

The process known as Microsoft Bing Service belongs to software BingSvc or Microsoft Bing Service by © 2015 Microsoft or c 2015 Microsoft.

Description: BingSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BingSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 144,008 bytes. 
The file is not a Windows core file. BingSvc.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). The program has no visible window. BingSvc.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with BingSvc.exe, you can also go to the software publisher,, [1][2] for advice or uninstall BingSvc or Opera Stable from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify BingSvc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BingSvc.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BingSvc.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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Best practices for resolving BingSvc issues

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