What does the hnm_svc.exe file do?
The hnm_svc.exe process is also known as Advanced Networking Service and is a part of Advanced Networking Service or, as the case may be, Dell Remote Access. This software is produced by SingleClick Systems (www.singleclicksystems.com) or, as the case may be, Dell (www.dell.com). An obsolete or defective version of hnm_svc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Advanced Networking service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Advanced Networking service 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)
- hnm_svc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module hnm_svc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about hnm_svc.exe Advanced Networking service
hnm_svc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file hnm_svc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 112,176 bytes (60% of all these files), 820,464 bytes or, as the case may be, 111,912 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The hnm_svc file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. This process can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. Hnm_svc.exe is capable of record keystrokes, Change the behavior of other applications, monitor other applications as well as hides its presence from system tools. For this reason, 36% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A hnm_svc.exe file has a 8% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". In this case, the file size is usually 554,224 bytes. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. Hnm_svc.exe is capable of supervise programs.
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 hnm_svc.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 hnm_svc?
|hnm_svc.exe is part of Dells new Network Assistant and wireless setup. This product is available directly from Single Click Systems as well as from Dell. |
Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Advanced Networking Service or Dell Remote Access
To remove Advanced Networking service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Advanced Networking Service or Dell Remote Access in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if hnm_svc.exe (Advanced Networking 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 Advanced Networking service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Advanced Networking 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 hnm_svc.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.