What is USBSRService.exe?

The genuine USBSRService.exe file is a software component of USB Safely Remove by Crystal Rich.
USBSRService.exe is an executable file that is part of USB Safely Remove, a program that allows users to work more conveniently and securely with external devices. This file is not a critical Windows component and should be removed if known to cause problems. USB Safely Remove was created while keeping in mind the drawbacks in Windows' native safe removal tool. USB Safely Remove addresses many weaknesses and provides solutions that fix with features such as a multifunctional stopping menu, which displays actual device names with icons. USB Safely Remove displays the programs preventing the device from being stopped, with options to force-close these programs or just the files that they are using on the device. Devices can even be stopped with customizable keyboard hotkeys. Crystal Rich, Ltd. is a Russian company that develops and distributes utility software. It was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

USBSRService stands for Universal Serial Bus Safely Remove Service

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 USBSRService.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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USBSRService.exe file information

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

The process known as USB Safely Remove assistant service or USB Safely Remove (version 4.7) or USB Safely Remove Assistant belongs to software USB Safely Remove by Crystal Rich (

Description: USBSRService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. USBSRService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 257,880 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 261,456 bytes and 20 more variants. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The USBSRService.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows core file. USBSRService.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 31% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with USBSRService.exe, you can look for help on the website, see if there is a newer version or uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > USB Safely Remove).

Recommended: Identify USBSRService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as USBSRService.exe. Therefore, you should check the USBSRService.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

this exe file is from USBSafelyRemove software
  Valeriu Mihailov   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of USBSRService.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving USBSRService issues

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