What is DiscSoftBusService.exe?

The genuine DiscSoftBusService.exe file is a software component of DAEMON Tools by Disc Soft.
DAEMON Tools is a virtual drive emulator for the Windows and Mac OS platforms. DiscSoftBusService.exe runs a process that manages communication between different hardware components of the system. This is a critical process for DAEMON Tools. Disabling or removing it may cause problems while running DAEMON Tools. Daemon (Disk And Execution MONitoring) Tools was designed to override copy protection methods such as SecuROM and SafeDisc. The program is the successor to Generic SafeDisc emulator and uses many of the same features including image creation, compression, editing and splitting, a command line interface, catalogue sharing, mounting images on remote servers, and much more. Disc Soft Ltd. is an American software company that is best known as the publishers and distributers of the DAEMON Tools drive emulation software. The company also represents Astroburn, an image editing software, as well as other software developers. Disc Soft was founded in 2005.

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 DiscSoftBusService.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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DiscSoftBusService.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with DiscSoftBusService
DiscSoftBusService.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Disc Soft Bus Service or Disc soft bus service belongs to software DAEMON Tools Lite or DAEMON Tools Ultra or DAEMON Tools Pro by Disc Soft.

Description: DiscSoftBusService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. DiscSoftBusService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,268,568 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 1,272,592 bytes and 39 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. DiscSoftBusService.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. DiscSoftBusService.exe is able to connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can do the following:

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


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Best practices for resolving DiscSoftBusService issues

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