What is bService.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 bService.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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BService.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with bService
BService.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as BOT4Service or Roxio BackOnTrack or FBackup - bservice application or Backup4all - IPC service

belongs to software Roxio BackOnTrack or FBackup (version 5 Service) or Backup4all (version 6) or Roxio Creator DE

by Sonic Solutions ( or Corel ( or Softland (

Description: BService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. BService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 49,664 bytes (29% of all occurrences), 39,408 bytes and 9 more variants. 
The program is not visible. BService.exe is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. The file is certified by a trustworthy company. BService.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You may want to do the following:
  • look for help on the website
  • uninstall the software Roxio BackOnTrack or Backup4all 6 using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)

Recommended: Identify bService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware also uses the file name bService.exe, for example Adware.Smartad.F (detected by F-Secure), and Adware.Popuppers (detected by Symantec). Therefore, you should check the bService.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If BOT4Service has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

This came up as a Trojan.FakeAlert.H on my Windows XP laptop. I was getting msg's my Virtual Memory was low. Quarantined and Deleted during my scan. All is well.
  Mary Forman  

Summary: Average user rating of bService.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks bService.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving bService issues

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