What is StartSkysolSvc.exe?

The genuine StartSkysolSvc.exe file is a software component of Bluesoleil for VoIP by IVT Corporation.
StartSkysolSvc.exe is an executable file that is part of Bluesoleil for VoIP, a Bluetooth driver that works with hardware dongles for adding bluetooth connectivity to computers. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. The IVT Corporation has been developing hardware and software technology for Bluetooth products since 1999. Many top Bluetooth chip manufacturers including CSR, Intel, and Marvell have worked with IVT to distribute IVT's Bluetooth software technologies to a global base of customers. IVT conducts its research and development in Beijing, China and owns branches in North America, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan.

StartSkysolSvc stands for Start SkyBluesoleil 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 StartSkysolSvc.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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StartSkysolSvc.exe file information

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

The process known as Start BT in service or Bluesoleil2.7.0.13 VoIP Release (version 071227) belongs to software Bluesoleil2.7.0.13 VoIP or Bluesoleil2.7.0.8 VoIP by IVT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY (

Description: StartSkysolSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. StartSkysolSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 51,816 bytes (93% of all occurrences) or 52,080 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. It is a Verisign signed file. StartSkysolSvc.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. StartSkysolSvc.exe is not a Windows core file. The program can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could search for help on the company’s website, update the program or uninstall Bluesoleil2.7.0.35 VoIP Release 080317 or Bluesoleil2.7.0.13 VoIP from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify StartSkysolSvc.exe related errors

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

Der Dienst wird automatisch gestartet von D:\WIN_XPD\system32\services.exe , der als "parent" fungiert.
startskysolsvc.exe is part of Bluetooth Application BlueSoleil developed by IVT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY Inc. It supports Bluetooth chipsets from CSR, Broadcom, Marvell etc. Bluetooth dongles, PCs, Laptops, PDAs, PNDs and UMPCs are sometimes bundled with a version of this software.
RIK: "Startskysolsvc.exe" stammt von IVT, und wird beim Setup von BlueTooth-Geräten installiert. Der Dienst startet "hartnäckig" alle Minute, auch wenn er über die Taskleiste beendet wurde. Eine De-Installation über Systemsteuerung-Software nur des Dienstes ist nicht möglich. Allerdings läßt sich der Startmodus des Dienstes namens "Start BT in service" über die Verwaltung einstellen. Standard-Startmodus ist "automatisch", und kann auf "manuell" umgestellt werden..

Summary: Average user rating of StartSkysolSvc.exe: based on 3 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks StartSkysolSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving StartSkysolSvc issues

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