What does the coreServiceShell.exe file do?
The coreServiceShell.exe process is also known as Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform and is a part of Trend Micro Titanium or, as the case may be, Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum. This software is produced by Trend Micro (www.trendmicro.com). An obsolete or defective version of coreServiceShell.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- coreServiceShell.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- coreServiceShell.exe has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- coreServiceShell.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module coreServiceShell.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about coreServiceShell.exe coreServiceShell.exe
coreServiceShell.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file coreServiceShell.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 310,952 bytes (17% of all these files), 200,632 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
This coreServiceShell program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It 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. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. This coreServiceShell program can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. CoreServiceShell.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 31% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 coreServiceShell.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 coreServiceShell?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Trend Micro Titanium or Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum
To remove coreServiceShell.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Trend Micro Titanium or Trend Micro™ Titanium™ Maximum in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if coreServiceShell.exe (coreServiceShell.exe) 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 coreServiceShell.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for coreServiceShell.exe 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 coreServiceShell.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.