What is StyleXPService.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 StyleXPService.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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StyleXPService.exe file information

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

The process known as StyleXPService Module belongs to software StyleXP or StyleXPService Module by unknown.

Description: StyleXPService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. StyleXPService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files"—generally C:\Program Files\TGTSoft\StyleXP\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 372,736 bytes (72% of all occurrences), 811,008 bytes and 8 more variants. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can completely remove StyleXP (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify StyleXPService.exe related errors

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

styleXP service module allows you to customize windowsXP desktop
Runs in background to allow custom themes to be applied to windows.
its to customize your XP desktop
changes your themes- reliable program
Service from StyleXp
Good program. Very reliable. - Damm never thought of themes with spyware...thanks for the heads up ;)
A program the user will have downloaded themselves with aims to modify desktop themes (Not Harmful).
StyleXP Service. Service is OK, but be careful when downloading styles, many packages contain Spyware or Dialers.
styleXP service module allows you to customize windowsXP desktop
  scotty   (further information)
Uninstalled StyleXp, yet this file remains running, and i cant end the process.
This is part of Style XP and is completely safe. Spark use HijackThis and delete the remains of Style XP or use a third party registry cleaner. This is a legit program
  Josh   (further information)
Can be exploited by other malicious files, as i have just found out :-(
It's for style XP
I deactivated this service cause it eats much ram. Over 300MB on my machine :-(

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of StyleXPService.exe: based on 26 votes with 14 user comments. 20 users think StyleXPService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think StyleXPService.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving StyleXPService issues

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