What is VongoService.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 VongoService.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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VongoService.exe file information

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

The process known as Vongo Download Manager belongs to software Vongo by Starz Entertainment Group (

Description: VongoService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. VongoService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 176,128 bytes. 
The process has no file description. The program has no visible window. VongoService.exe is not a Windows system file. The application can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. VongoService.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 47% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program Vongo, or ask the software vendor for support. Click on Vongo in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

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

VongoService.exe process
VongoService.exe is a program associated with Starz Entertainment. It seems to come bundled with new HP computers and provides 30 days free, then you have to pay for it. I chose to delete it as it is an unnecessary, has a service which uses up memory unnecessarily and has it's own try configuration which uses additional memory.
I know that it is a nuissence on my computer at this moment in time and would like it to be uninstalled.

Summary: Average user rating of VongoService.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks VongoService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users don't grade VongoService.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving VongoService issues

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