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How to remove an service error


Service.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. Only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if service.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Service.exe file information

The process known as ErrorDnsTest or CacheXpress or JME Keyboard Driver or HijackThis or Generic Host Process for Win32 Services or MemoryClean or IVoqddhnI0lqTBhwna or Windows Service Provider

appears to belong to software Microsoft Windows Operation System or M i r a r ErrorDnsTest or Windows Service Manager or LogiSense Corporation PersonalService or Microsoft Windows Operating System or HijackThis or OLc5J or DHCP Service or Dell 3007WFP or W3AnhbJLdElqYkbVLfdBpx5KBYaCg or Network DDE Connections or Power Supply Manager or Windows Service Provider

by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com) or M i r a r or LogiSense or Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com) or HWUiT4BhR or Dell (www.dell.com) or Omega or Alexandria Software Consulting (forge.ow2.org/projects/javaservice).

Description: The file service.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 (e.g. C:\WINDOWS\system32\ or C:\Program Files\Dell\Solution Center\). Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 63,488 bytes (17% of all occurrences), 12,322 bytes and 57 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/service.exe.html 
It is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The service.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. There is no description of the program. Service.exe is able to monitor applications, record inputs, manipulate other programs and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Setup or Dell3007WFP32c).

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If service.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 70% dangerous. The file size is 32,768 bytes (84% of all occurrences), 8,192 bytes and 10 more variants. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. There is no information about the author of the file. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. Service.exe is able to monitor applications.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Bahumut Navegaki) or search for help on the company's website.

If service.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 63,309 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 49,714 bytes and 30 more variants. The file is not a Windows system file. The application has no file description. The program is not visible. The service.exe file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnceEx, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell, C:\Windows\win.ini, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command). Service.exe is able to monitor applications.

If service.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 52% dangerous. The file size is 72,704 bytes (9% of all occurrences), 78,696 bytes and 25 more variants.

If service.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32\drivers, the security rating is 81% dangerous. The file size is 258,130 bytes (53% of all occurrences), 250,637 bytes and 5 more variants.

If service.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 69% dangerous. The file size is 53,760 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 1,789,952 bytes and 8 more variants.

If service.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 205,838 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 92,672 bytes and 8 more variants.

If service.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 60,928 bytes.

If service.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files", the security rating is 82% dangerous. The file size is 18,432 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 206,848 bytes.

If service.exe is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 594,902 bytes.

External information from Paul Collins:
There are different files with the same name:

  • "Config" definitely not required. Added by the ISRAZ.B WORM!
  • "Configuration Loader" definitely not required. Added by the GAOBOT.AO WORM!
  • "Myapp" definitely not required. Homepage hijacker
  • "Service" can run at start up. Added by the ALADINZ.H TROJAN!
  • "Service.exe" definitely not required. "servedby.advertising" popup generator
  • "SYS_CLEAN" definitely not required. Added by the FLOPCOPY WORM!
  • "Win32 USB2.0 Driver" definitely not required.
  • "Windows Services" definitely not required. Added by the RANDEX.R WORM!
  • "Windows_Serivce" definitely not required. Added by the WOOTBOT.AH WORM!

Important: Some malware also uses the file name service.exe, for example TROJ_KREEPER.AL (detected by TrendMicro), and Mal/Behav-043 or Troj/Bckdr-QQD (detected by Sophos). Therefore, you should check the service.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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User Comments

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  B  
tries to acess my computer through my norton antivirus only when connecting to the internet. norton blocks it each time..
  earl  
it is a rootkit
  Jr  
Trojan Horse
  Sri   (further information)
Trojan.Service HKLM\System\ControlSet001\Services\aspnet C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\SERVICE.EXE HKLM\System\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_aspnet HKLM\System\ControlSet002\Services\aspnet HKLM\System\ControlSet002\Enum\Root\LEGACY_aspnet HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\aspnet HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_aspnet
  Scott  
There are many applications called ServiceExe out there. Most of them are not dangerous at all.
  Matthias   (further information)
It blocks windows update
  Anna  
I became this file via MSN. I think this is a virus.
  Alex  
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Summary: Average user rating of service.exe: based on 21 votes with 9 reviews.
6 users think service.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 5 users suspect danger. 9 users think service.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 4 users don't grade service.exe ("not sure about it").


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