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What is HWDeviceService.exe?

HWDeviceService.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 HWDeviceService.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.

HWDeviceService.exe file information

The process known as DCSHOST belongs to software HWDeviceService or Utility Common Driver by HUAWEI Technologies Co. (www.huawei.com).

Description: HWDeviceService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. HWDeviceService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 264,704 bytes (56% of all occurrences), 271,712 bytes or 270,176 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/hwdeviceservice.exe.html 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. HWDeviceService.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 38% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with HWDeviceService.exe, you can also uninstall Utility Common Driver software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

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If HWDeviceService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 264,704 bytes (52% of all occurrences), 271,712 bytes or 292,352 bytes. The program has no visible window. HWDeviceService.exe is not a Windows core file. There is no file information. HWDeviceService.exe is able to monitor applications.

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

I have one huawey device (USB wireless stick attached to my laptop)
  Oldman Larry  
used by reliance data dongle for 3g connection to internet via usb
Used & installed by Optus USB 3G WiFi Modem
  G. Swan  
I have a USB 3G device made by Huawei, after uninstalling the software i saw a warning in the Event Log reffering to the .exe file. After restarting the PC, the error dissapeared.
  Ciprian   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of HWDeviceService.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments.
4 users think HWDeviceService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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