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How to remove the LogonSvc virus

Most antivirus programs identify LogonSvc.exe as malware.

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LogonSvc.exe file information

The process appears to belong to software unknown by WiredRed Software.

Description: LogonSvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. LogonSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 380,928 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/logonsvc.exe.html 
The file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The LogonSvc.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is not a Windows core file. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. LogonSvc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 80% dangerous.

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If LogonSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 367,616 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. LogonSvc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

If LogonSvc.exe is located in the C:\Windows folder, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 153,600 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The LogonSvc.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The file is not a Windows core file. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. LogonSvc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: You should check the LogonSvc.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 LogonSvc issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active LogonSvc process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the LogonSvc.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.



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