What is WinStylerThemeSvc.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 WinStylerThemeSvc.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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WinStylerThemeSvc.exe file information

The process known as TuneUp WinStyler Theme Service belongs to software TuneUp Utilities (version 2006) by TuneUp Software GmbH (

Description: WinStylerThemeSvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The WinStylerThemeSvc.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 118,272 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 117,760 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The WinStylerThemeSvc.exe file is not a Windows system file. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. WinStylerThemeSvc.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 21% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could safely remove the program using the uninstall program of TuneUp WinStyler or TuneUp Utilities 2006 (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify WinStylerThemeSvc.exe related errors

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

very good themestyler-service without uxtheme-patching
TuneUp WinStyle Theme Service (For another Windows XP Style)
  Daniel H.  
It´s GOOD : ) !!! A Windows - Styler for Themes and more!
Hammer Programm muss man Haben ! so wie Security Task manager :D
Keine sorgen
für Themes. Optimales Programm

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Summary: Average user rating of WinStylerThemeSvc.exe: based on 8 votes with 6 user comments. 6 users think WinStylerThemeSvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks WinStylerThemeSvc.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving WinStylerThemeSvc issues

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