What is de_serv.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 de_serv.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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De_serv.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with de_serv
De_serv.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as AVM FRITZ!web Routing Service or AVM de_serv belongs to software AVM FRITZ or AVM Rocky or AVM Computersysteme Vertriebs GmbH or AVM FRITZ!web Routing Service by AVM Berlin (

Description: De_serv.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The de_serv.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 206,128 bytes (60% of all occurrences), 315,392 bytes or 196,666 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The file is a Verisign signed file. De_serv.exe is digitally signed. De_serv.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 32% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with de_serv.exe, you can contact Customer Service or uninstall AVM Computersysteme Vertriebs GmbH software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as de_serv.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the de_serv.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

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Summary: Average user rating of de_serv.exe: based on 4 votes with 1 user comment. 4 users think de_serv.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving de_serv issues

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