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What is WifiSvc.exe?

WifiSvc.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if WifiSvc.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

WifiSvc.exe file information

The process known as Wifi Service belongs to software NETGEAR WNA1100 (version N150 Wireless USB Adapter) or NETGEAR WNA3100 wireless USB (version 2.0 adapter) or NETGEAR WNDA3100v2 wireless USB or NETGEAR WNA1100 wireless USB (version 2.0 adapter) or NETGEAR WNDA3100v2 wireless by NETGEAR (www.netgear.com).

Description: WifiSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. WifiSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the "My Files" folder or in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 278,528 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 266,240 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/wifisvc.exe.html 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. WifiSvc.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to contact www.netgear.com Customer Service or remove the entire program NETGEAR WNA1100 N150 Wireless USB Adapter or NETGEAR WNA3100 wireless USB 2.0 adapter using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify WifiSvc.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WifiSvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WifiSvc.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.


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was installed along with netgear wireless dongle software (wna3100)

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