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 PsiService_2.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.
The process known as PsiService PsiService
belongs to software PsiService System Service or CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (version X4, X5 - IPM, X6, X6 - IPM, X5, X5 - IPM HSE, X4 - IPM) or Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo (version X2) or WordPerfect Lightning - IPM or WordPerfect Office (version X4 - IPM, X6 - IPM) or Adobe Premiere Elements (version 10 HD) or Corel Paint it! touch - IPM or Corel Painter Essentials (version 4)
by Protexis (www.protexis.com) or arvato digital services llc.
Description: PsiService_2.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The PsiService_2.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder.
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 185,632 bytes (51% of all occurrences), 189,728 bytes and 9 more variants.
The program has no visible window. The PsiService_2.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows system file. It is a Verisign signed file. The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. PsiService_2.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 23% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PsiService_2.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PsiService_2.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with PsiService_2. 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 PsiService_2.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.