What is SbieSvc.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 SbieSvc.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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SbieSvc.exe file information

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

The process known as Sandboxie Service belongs to software Sandboxie or Hoyle Casino or PoserContent2012 by tzuk or Sandboxie Holdings or SANDBOXIE L.T.D (

Description: SbieSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file SbieSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 53,760 bytes (8% of all occurrences), 177,800 bytes and 44 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. SbieSvc.exe is not a Windows core file. It is digitally signed. SbieSvc.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with SbieSvc.exe, you may also look for help on the website or remove the entire program PoserContent2012 or Digitale Bibliothek 3 using Windows Control Panel.

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

Part of sandboxie, the end of spyware problems
  dan   (further information)
Mithilfe des Programms Sandboxie können Programme in einem abgeschottetem Bereich ausgeführt werden, sodass sie keinerlei Schaden am System anrichten können.
  Sebastian S.  
gehört zu Sanboxie Sicherheits Software
  vobexo   (further information)
Sandboxie Software
    (further information)
Sanboxie! Keine Gefahr
Sandboxie runs your programs in an isolated space which prevents them from making permanent changes to other programs and data in your computer.
  meetoo   (further information)
Sandboxie windows sandbox program this process apears after installing sandboxie
  scott   (further information)

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Summary: Average user rating of SbieSvc.exe: based on 8 votes with 7 user comments. 7 users think SbieSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving SbieSvc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SbieSvc. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the SbieSvc.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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