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What does the CxUtilSvc.exe file do?

The CxUtilSvc.exe process is also known as Utility Service and is a part of Utility Service or, as the case may be, Conexant SmartAudio. This software is produced by Conexant Systems (www.conexant.com). An obsolete or defective version of CxUtilSvc.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 CxUtilSvc.exe Utility service

CxUtilSvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. CxUtilSvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 109,184 bytes (41% of all these files), 132,096 bytes, 135,288 bytes or, as the case may be, 139,584 bytes.
It is the CxUtilSvc service: Conexant utility service for audio applications.
The CxUtilSvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. This CxUtilSvc.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The CxUtilSvc file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. CxUtilSvc.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 30% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A CxUtilSvc.exe file has a 22% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 141,432 bytes (37% of all these files), 148,600 bytes, 181,584 bytes or, as the case may be, 166,400 bytes. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. CxUtilSvc.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. CxUtilSvc.exe is capable of track other applications.

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 CxUtilSvc.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 CxUtilSvc?

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 Utility Service or Conexant SmartAudio

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

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Utility Service or Conexant SmartAudio in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if CxUtilSvc.exe (Utility 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 Utility service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Utility 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 CxUtilSvc.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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