What is SyncServicesBasics.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 SyncServicesBasics.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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SyncServicesBasics.exe file information

The process known as Sync Windows Services belongs to software Drive Manager by Seagate Technology (

Description: SyncServicesBasics.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The SyncServicesBasics.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 124,280 bytes. 
There is no file information. The program is not visible. The file is a Verisign signed file. SyncServicesBasics.exe is digitally signed. The SyncServicesBasics.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. SyncServicesBasics.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 16% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: There is a possibility to remove the entire program Drive Manager using Windows Control Panel.

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

used by my seagate external hard drive
  Bonnie Caarol  

Summary: Average user rating of SyncServicesBasics.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving SyncServicesBasics issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SyncServicesBasics. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the SyncServicesBasics.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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