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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

services.exe Windows process - What is it?

What is services.exe? Is services.exe spyware or a virus?

How to fix services.exe related problems?
1. Run Security Task Manager to check your services.exe process
2. Run Registry Booster to fix services.exe related errors
3. Run Spyware Doctor to remove persistent malware

Process name: Services and Controller app
Product: Windows
Company: Microsoft
File: services.exe
Security Rating: 1

This is the Services Control Manager, which is responsible for running, ending, and interacting with system services. Use this program to start services, stop them, or change their default from automatic to manual startup.

Note: The services.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. In other cases, services.exe is a virus, spyware, trojan or worm! Check this with Security Task Manager.

Virus with same name:
W32/Leave.B (service.exe) - Symantec Corporation
W32.Randex.R (service.exe) - Symantec Corporation
W32.HLLW.Kazping (service.exe) - Symantec Corporation
W32.XTC.Worm (service.exe) - Symantec Corporation

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