How to remove an WinService error
The free file information forum can help you determine if WinService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
WinService.exe file information
Description: The file WinService.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 180,224 bytes (94% of all occurrences) or 65,536 bytes.
There is no file information. The program is not visible. WinService.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. WinService.exe is not a Windows system file. WinService.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 76% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If WinService.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 81% dangerous. The file size is 180,224 bytes (93% of all occurrences) or 186,848 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. WinService.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. WinService.exe is able to record inputs.
If WinService.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 48% dangerous. The file size is 143,360 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 1,581,650 bytes, 43,008 bytes, 195,584 bytes or 273,408 bytes. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Runonce, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no file description. WinService.exe is able to manipulate other programs and monitor applications.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as WinService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the WinService.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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