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What is DCService.exe?

DCService.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if DCService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

DCService.exe file information

The process known as DCSHOST or DCService Application belongs to software Utility Common Driver or Entriq Download Control Service by Entriq (irdeto.com) or HUAWEI Technologies Co. (www.huawei.com).

Description: DCService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. DCService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 229,376 bytes (84% of all occurrences), 225,280 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/dcservice.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. There is no information about the author of the file. DCService.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Utility Common Driver or FOXTEL Download Player.

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If DCService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 229,376 bytes (84% of all occurrences), 249,856 bytes and 4 more variants. There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. DCService.exe is able to monitor applications.
It is possible to uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ EMSC.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DCService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DCService.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

DCService is bundled with Reliance Netconnect
  Raghu GS   (further information)
DCService.exe can be found using Optus Mobile Broadband Modems with a DataCard slot. It stands for DataCard Service and can be located in "C:\ProgramData\DatacardService"
  Shannon Downes (lordshaz)  
Related to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. Data card Service.
  Saffroel   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of DCService.exe: based on 5 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think DCService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger.

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