What is lexwebservice.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 lexwebservice.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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Lexwebservice.exe file information

The lexwebservice.exe process contains no information about its author.

Description: Lexwebservice.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Lexwebservice.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 65,536 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 81,920 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. It is not a Windows system file. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 86% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as lexwebservice.exe. Therefore, you should check the lexwebservice.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

Lexmark Druckertreiber
Used by Lexmark Network Printing
  Tim Varner  
Lexwebservice.exe is used by the Lexmark Markvision printer monitoring/management tool. It normally runs as a service and is to allow connectivity to the Markvision server via an internet browser and IS required if wanting to connect to your Markvision server this way. The default port for this service is 9180 (can be changed)
  T West   (further information)
If this is for Lexmark machines, then it shouldn't show up if you're not using one.

Summary: Average user rating of lexwebservice.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. 3 users think lexwebservice.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving lexwebservice issues

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