What is LtcyCfgSvc.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 LtcyCfgSvc.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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LtcyCfgSvc.exe file information

The process known as PCI Latency Tool Service belongs to software PCI Latency Tool (version 3) by unknown.

Description: LtcyCfgSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. LtcyCfgSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 5,120 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The LtcyCfgSvc.exe file is not a Windows core file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 35% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could safely remove the program using the uninstall program of PCI Latency Tool 3 (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LtcyCfgSvc.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the LtcyCfgSvc.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

Video card tweak to adjust default latency (Improve performance)
  Nate   (further information)
its a program to fix the latency given to various hardware by the motherboard. the higher the number you give to a hardware (e.g. a graphic card) the more priority it will have from the system. Does no harm if you won't start playing as a fool with it. Before use the program carefully read all the help and follow step by step instractions. Why use it? if you have sound glitch problems and no driver can fix try to give more priority to your sound card.
PCI latency tool is not specially for soundcard , as a matter of fact , u cant choose what latency u give. latency stands for delay (to boost ur graphic card etc.) with other words: refreshrate. this shoul be between 64(lowest) and 426(highest) ive put mine to 100 and my games run smoother than it was 264(standard)

Summary: Average user rating of LtcyCfgSvc.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think LtcyCfgSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving LtcyCfgSvc issues

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