What is DUMeterSvc.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 DUMeterSvc.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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DUMeterSvc.exe file information

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

The process known as DU Meter Service belongs to software DU Meter (version 5.02 Build R3254) by Hagel Technologies (

Description: DUMeterSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. DUMeterSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,386,008 bytes (16% of all occurrences), 1,382,672 bytes and 19 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. The file is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. DUMeterSvc.exe is able to monitor applications, record keyboard and mouse inputs and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to completely remove DU Meter or DU Meter 5.02 Build R3254 (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or ask the software vendor,, for advice.

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If DUMeterSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 62% dangerous. The file size is 1,382,672 bytes. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is not visible. It is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows core file. DUMeterSvc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs.

Uninstalling this variant: You have the option to completely remove DU Meter (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as DUMeterSvc.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the DUMeterSvc.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 DUMeterSvc.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think DUMeterSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving DUMeterSvc issues

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