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What does the cchservice.exe file do?

The cchservice.exe process is also known as Salfeld Security Service and is a part of unknown. This software is produced by Salfeld Computer (www.salfeld.com). An obsolete or defective version of cchservice.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about cchservice.exe Salfeld Security service

cchservice.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Cchservice.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 128,176 bytes (50% of all these files), 968,880 bytes or, as the case may be, 375,784 bytes.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. Cchservice.exe is capable of Change the behavior of other applications, track other applications as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 61% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A cchservice.exe file has a 52% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 2,037,648 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 2,225,552 bytes. There is no internal description of the file. The cchservice file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. This cchservice.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The cchservice file is not part of the Windows operating system. Cchservice.exe is capable of connect to the Internet, record keystrokes, monitor other applications as well as modify other Windows tasks.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves cchservice.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about cchservice?

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Summary: One user judges cchservice.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted cchservice.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall unknown

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To remove Salfeld Security service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for unknown in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if cchservice.exe (Salfeld Security service) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Salfeld Security service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Salfeld Security service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or cchservice.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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