What is svcprs32.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 svcprs32.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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Svcprs32.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with svcprs32
Svcprs32.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as svcprs32.exe belongs to software WinSock Svchost Manager by PureSight Technologies (

Description: Svcprs32.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Svcprs32.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 823,296 bytes (73% of all occurrences), 1,400,832 bytes, 1,377,008 bytes, 811,008 bytes or 790,528 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The svcprs32.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If svcprs32.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 42% dangerous. The file size is 1,377,008 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is digitally signed. It is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware disguises itself as svcprs32.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the svcprs32.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

A free virus remover I am currently using says svcprs32.exe is SUSPICIOUS with process path c:\windows\system32\svcprs32.exe, no product name, no company name, a 2008 legal copyright, file version 6.2.2046, I don't know if it's e-v-i-l or holy or lukewarm. :)
  the one male  
File svcprs32.exe may be part of the CAISS -- CA Internet Security Suite security program. File version is 6.2.2046.0 and size is 1.31 MB.
  the one male  

Summary: Average user rating of svcprs32.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving svcprs32 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with svcprs32. 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 svcprs32.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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