What is lyncusb.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 lyncusb.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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Lyncusb.exe file information

The process known as BusScanner or LyncUSB belongs to software Lync Software BusScanner or Lync Software LyncUSB by Lync Software ( or Lync Software Pty.

Description: Lyncusb.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The lyncusb.exe file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 131,072 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 94,208 bytes or 103,952 bytes. 
The program is not visible. Lyncusb.exe is not a Windows core file. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Lyncusb.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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

It is part of the Auditwizard Suite of IT Managment software, it gives detailed information about connected USB devices for auditing and security reasons.
Distributed as part of Audit Wizard Software from Layton Technology
  Lon Feuerhelm   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of lyncusb.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving lyncusb issues

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