Most antivirus programs identify XCSecurityService.exe as malware.
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Description: XCSecurityService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. XCSecurityService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,073,088 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 556,032 bytes.
The service can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. You can uninstall this program in the Control Panel. There is no file information. The program is not visible. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. The XCSecurityService.exe file is not a Windows core file. The service has no detailed description. XCSecurityService.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 83% dangerous.
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Important: You should check the XCSecurityService.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.
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active XCSecurityService process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the XCSecurityService.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.