How to remove an HostControlService error
The free file information forum can help you determine if HostControlService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
HostControlService.exe file information
The process known as Host Control Application belongs to software Broadcom USH Host Components or Broadcom CV Host Component or Dell ControlVault Host Components Installer or Dell ControlVault Host Components by Broadcom (www.broadcom.com).
Description: HostControlService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 808,296 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 812,392 bytes, 812,448 bytes or 1,039,776 bytes.
The program has no visible window. HostControlService.exe is a Verisign signed file. HostControlService.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The file is not a Windows system file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 12% dangerous.
If you have any problems with HostControlService.exe, you can do the following:
- ask the Broadcom's Customer Service for advice
- remove the entire program Broadcom USH Host Components or Dell ControlVault Host using Windows Control Panel
Recommended: Identify HostControlService.exe related errors
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