What is TuneUpUtilitiesService64.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 TuneUpUtilitiesService64.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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TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with TuneUpUtilitiesService64
TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as TuneUp Utilities Service or AVG PC TuneUp Service belongs to software TuneUp Utilities (version 2013, 2011, 2014, 2012) or AVG PC TuneUp (version 2014) or AVG Netherlands B.V by TuneUp Software ( or AVG ( or AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o ( or AVG Technologies (

Description: TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ or in a subfolder of the user's "Documents" folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,402,080 bytes (9% of all occurrences), 2,145,080 bytes and 36 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe is digitally signed. The TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe file is not a Windows core file. It is a Verisign signed file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 13% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe, you could go to the software publisher,, [1][2] for advice or uninstall TuneUp Utilities 2013 or AVG PC TuneUp from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TuneUpUtilitiesService64.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

Die Datei ist ein Bestandteil von Tune Up Utilities und verhindert, daß sich bereits mit Tune Up Utilities deaktivierte Programme bzw. Autostartprogramme beim Start des Computers aktivieren. Beispiel: Office 2003 habe ich mit Tune Up deaktiviert, die schon beschriebene Datei fügt einen Wert in die Registry und deswegen wird sie von vielen Anti-Viren-Scans als verdächtig (verdächtiges Verhalten!) eingestuft. Wenn man trotzdem Microsoft Outlook öffnet, melded die Datei, daß ein bereits deaktiviertes Programm wieder aktiviert wird, bis die Sitzung geschloßen wird. Daher ungefährlich!

Summary: Average user rating of TuneUpUtilitiesService64.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving TuneUpUtilitiesService64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TuneUpUtilitiesService64. 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 TuneUpUtilitiesService64.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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