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What is sprtsvc.exe?

Sprtsvc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should 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 sprtsvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Sprtsvc.exe file information

The process known as SupportSoft Agent Service or SupportSoft Sprocket Service (medicsp2) or Dell Support Center (Support Software)

belongs to software SupportSoft sprtsvc or SupportSoft Sprocket Service (dellsupportcenter) or TalkTalk Assist & Go or Verizon Download Manager or Globe Broadband Click Fix or TuneUp Utilities (version 2008) or SupportSoft Sprocket Service (quickcare) or SupportSoft Sprocket Service (ddoctorv2)

by SupportSoft (www.supportsoft.com) or Dell (www.dell.com).

Description: Sprtsvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. sprtsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 201,968 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 202,280 bytes and 9 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/sprtsvc.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. The file is a Verisign signed file. The sprtsvc.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. Sprtsvc.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you have any problems with sprtsvc.exe, you might want to uninstall Dell Support Center or Road Runner Medic software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify sprtsvc.exe related errors

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

Located here: "C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin". Installed by myself. The script warning from Norton Antivirus is just annoying.
  Phil   (further information)
Nothing apart from it is annoying my processor by going up and down in speed very quickly (i.e 1 sec its 1% usage , next sprtsvc.exe is on 99% OMFG THIS ANNOYS ME
  Matthew Beardmore  
why does it use high CPU
DELL computers Service Support Software
I found this file in a folder for ComCast's Desktop Doctor Software
  Not Given  
found it in o2 software
found in 02 internet software
extream high cpu usage continues as long as computer is running
  concerned DELL user  

Summary: Average user rating of sprtsvc.exe: based on 3 votes with 8 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks sprtsvc.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 5 users don't grade sprtsvc.exe ("not sure about it").

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