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How to get rid of the dce Virus

Sometimes the dce file may cloak a virus, for example F-Secure found Gen:Variant.Adware.Kazy, as well as Kaspersky found not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Boogzo.m. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with dce.exe

The dce.exe process is also known as DCEService and is a part of DCEService or, as the case may be, Distributed Computing Experiment. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of dce.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 dce.exe DCEService

dce.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file dce.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 59,392 bytes.
The file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. This dce program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The dce file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 46% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find dce.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.

What do other computer users say about dce?

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 DCEService or Distributed Computing Experiment

To remove DCEService 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 DCEService or Distributed Computing Experiment in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if dce.exe (DCEService) 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 DCEService. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DCEService 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 dce.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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