What is LTSVC.exe?

The genuine LTSVC.exe file is a software component of LabTech Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Platform by ConnectWise Capital.
"LTSVC.exe" is a Windows service that starts automatically when Windows boots. It is the endpoint agent for LabTech Software's RMM (Remote Monitoring and Maintenance) Platform. It installs in "C:\Windows\LTSvc\LTSVC.exe" and is usually about 13MB in size. It may be possible to use the Control Panel's "Uninstall" applet to remove "LTSVC.exe", but first be aware whether the PC belongs to an enterprise IT network and if a managed services contract exists. Removing the endpoint agent may cut off remote troubleshooting and update installation. Note that in 2010 ConnectWise Capital invested in LabTech Software, (founded in 2004 in Tampa, FL, USA), and in November 2016 the product was rebranded as "ConnectWise Automate." No information was provided as to whether this endpoint agent program might be renamed or replaced as part of integration into the ConnectWise product line.

LTSvc stands for LabTech Endpoint Agent Service

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 LTSVC.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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LTSVC.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with LTSVC
LTSVC.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as LabTech Service belongs to software LabTech MSP by LabTech Software.

Description: LTSVC.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. LTSVC.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 12,542,976 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 13,179,660 bytes, 1,723,184 bytes or 1,869,616 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. LTSVC.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. LTSVC.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous.

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

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