What does the EPAService.exe file do?
The EPAService.exe process is also known as EPAService Module and is a part of EPAService Module. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of EPAService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- EPAService Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- EPAService Module 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)
- EPAService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module EPAService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about EPAService.exe EPAService Module
EPAService.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file EPAService.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 221,184 bytes (71% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 217,088 bytes.
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 48% 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 EPAService.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 EPAService?
|Inventory Management software sold by Eracent Corp. for large corporations to keep track of computer hardware. Located in c:/epa.epa directory (hidden). (further information...) |
|It is an asset montoring client that sends encrypted reports to a server. |
|It belongs to Eracent's EPA client andused for collecting information about hardware and software installed on a device (further information...) |
|It is an asset montoring client that sends encrypted reports to a server |
|It's part of Eracent's EPA client, used for gathering information about hardware and software installed on a computer. It is basically an asset montoring client that sends encrypted reports back to a server. (further information...) |
Summary: 4 users judge EPAService.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. source: file.net
How to uninstall EPAService Module
To remove EPAService Module 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 EPAService Module in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if EPAService.exe (EPAService Module) 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 EPAService Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for EPAService Module 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 EPAService.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.