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 cvhsvc.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.
The process known as Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Service belongs to software Microsoft Office Click-to-Run (version 2010) or Microsoft Office Client Virtualization or Microsoft Office Starter (version 2010 - English) by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
Description: Cvhsvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Cvhsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 822,624 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 822,504 bytes, 821,664 bytes, 822,496 bytes or 819,600 bytes.
The program has no visible window. The file is digitally signed. The cvhsvc.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as cvhsvc.exe. Therefore, you should check the cvhsvc.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with cvhsvc. 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 cvhsvc.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.