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What does the DTS.exe file do?

The DTS.exe process is also known as Data Transfer Service and is a part of Data Transfer Service or, as the case may be, Lenovo Fingerprint Software. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of DTS.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 DTS.exe Data Transfer service

DTS.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file DTS.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. The file size is 98,304 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. DTS.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. For this reason, 30% 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 DTS.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 DTS?

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 Data Transfer Service or Lenovo Fingerprint Software

DTS.exe Data Transfer service fix

To remove Data Transfer 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 Data Transfer Service or Lenovo Fingerprint Software in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if DTS.exe (Data Transfer 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 Data Transfer service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Data Transfer 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 DTS.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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