What is TrafSvc.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 TrafSvc.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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TrafSvc.exe file information

The process known as TrafSvc Service or TrafSvc Module belongs to software TrafSvc Service or TMeter by unknown.

Description: TrafSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TrafSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 247,296 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 257,024 bytes or 452,608 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. TrafSvc.exe is not a Windows core file. TrafSvc.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with TMeter come up, you may also uninstall it from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify TrafSvc.exe related errors

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

TrafMeter Service (trafsvc.exe) - this is a kernel of TrafMeter. TrafMeter Service captures and analyzes the network traffic, updates the traffic counters and creates the traffic reports. TrafMeter Service runs as a regular Win32-application (not recommended on Windows 2000/XP/2003) or as a Windows 2000/XP/2003 Service (to run before a user logon).
  Al Homan  

Summary: Average user rating of TrafSvc.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. 2 users think TrafSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving TrafSvc issues

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