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 DBService.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 DBService für DATA BECKER Update Service belongs to software DBService Application or DATA BECKER Update Service by DATA BECKER GmbH & Co KG (www.databecker.de) or Data Becker (www.databecker.de).
Description: DBService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file DBService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 187,456 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 2,650,112 bytes, 189,776 bytes or 175,104 bytes.
The program has no visible window. DBService.exe is not a Windows system file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The DBService.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is a Verisign signed file. DBService.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous.
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If DBService.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 62% dangerous. The file size is 189,776 bytes. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. The DBService.exe file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. DBService.exe is not a Windows core file. DBService.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DBService.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DBService.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 DBService. 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 DBService.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.