What is PAStiSvc.exe?

The genuine PAStiSvc.exe file is a software component of STISIM Drive by Systems Technology.
PAStiSvc.exe is an executable file that belongs to STISIM Drive, an interactive virtual reality driving simulator. This file is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. The STISIM Drive Software is fully programmable and finds applications in laboratory research, occupational therapy and, as well as driver training. The software incorporates decades worth of research from independently validated sources. STISIM Drive has been used in many corporations, universities, government agencies, medical facilities, and training centers. Systems Technology, Inc. is an American company that researches and develops products for simulating driving. The company has designed driving simulators for the last 25 years. These products have seen use in hundreds of research studies in the field of vehicle and human safety. Systems Technology, Inc. is headquartered in Hawthorne, California, USA.

PASTISvc stands for Performance Analysis for Systems Technology, Inc. Simulator 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 PAStiSvc.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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PAStiSvc.exe file information

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

The process known as STI Simulator or QHM100LM Web Camera or Trust WB-1400T Webcam or PC Camer@C

belongs to software STI Simulator or PC VGA Camera or PC Camer or QHM100LM Web Camera or Trust WB-1400T Webcam or PC Camer@C or PC Camera E

by PC Camera or PC VGA Camera or Trust International BV or Teconet.

Description: PAStiSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. PAStiSvc.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 53,248 bytes (99% of all occurrences) or 73,728 bytes. 
The process has no file description. The program has no visible window. The PAStiSvc.exe file is not a Windows core file. PAStiSvc.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 59% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with PAStiSvc.exe, you could also do the following:
  1) uninstall the software STI Simulator or QHM100LM Web Camera / PC VGA Camer using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program)
  2) look for help from the software company Stisimdrive
  3) update the program.

Recommended: Identify PAStiSvc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as PAStiSvc.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PAStiSvc.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

Installed with my Microsoft HD (720p) webcam. It takes 1080 kB in ram memory when camera is idle.
PC Camer@ Traveler mikroskop SU 1070 driver
Part of Trust WB-1400T Webcam Installation. Needed For Cam to work properly.
It's the STI Simulator service module used by WebCam drivers
Just installed NexxTech webcam from The Source / Radio Shack
A service related to a webcam bought from the German "Tschibo" retailer.
It's part of Trust WB-1400T Webcam software no dangerous..
It's the STI Simulator service module used by WebCam drivers (for instance Pixart Imaging)
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Summary: Average user rating of PAStiSvc.exe: based on 24 votes with 9 reviews. 15 users think PAStiSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 5 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 4 users don't grade PAStiSvc.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving PAStiSvc issues

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