The genuine ioloServiceManager.exe file is a software component of System Mechanic by iolo technologies, LLC.
This process is an essential background service for System Mechanic, the flagship product of iolo technologies, LLC, headquartered in Pasadena, CA, USA. Products sold by iolo since 1998 deal with performance optimization and data security. The "ioloServiceManager.exe" process appears under Windows Services as "ioloFileInfoList" and must remain running in the background for SystemMechanic to work, including its Active Care feature which allows the user to toggle multiple automated optimization or repair functions on and off. The program typically installs in "C:\Program Files\iolo\common\lib\ioloservicemanager.exe" and can be uninstalled via the Control Panel by selecting "iolo System Components." Some users blame System Mechanic for registry contamination or slowdowns and frequent freezing, the latter due to scans supposed to run only during idle time which do not wait properly.
ioloServiceManager stands for iolo System Mechanic Core Service Background Manager
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 ioloServiceManager.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.
The process known as iolo System component or iolo FileInfoList Service, iolo System Service or iolo Service Manager
belongs to software iolo System Components or iolo FileInfoList Service, iolo System Service or iolo System Service or Microsoft Office Small or iolo FileInfoList Service, iolo Product Update Service, iolo System Service or Starry Night Enthusiast
by iolo technologies (www.iolo.com).
Description: IoloServiceManager.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. IoloServiceManager.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,168,960 bytes (8% of all occurrences), 712,048 bytes and 42 more variants.
There is no file information. The program is not visible. IoloServiceManager.exe is not a Windows system file. The file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. IoloServiceManager.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record keyboard and mouse inputs, manipulate other programs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ioloServiceManager.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ioloServiceManager.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.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ioloServiceManager. 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 ioloServiceManager.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.