How to get rid of the KMSServerService VirusSometimes the KMSServerService file may cloak a virus, for example Kaspersky found HackTool.Win32.KMSAuto.fy, as well as TrendMicro found TROJ_GEN.R002C0OFI19. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with KMSServerService.exe
The KMSServerService.exe process is also known as KMS Server Emulator Service and is a part of KMS Server Emulator Service. This software is produced by My Digital Life Forums. An obsolete or defective version of KMSServerService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- KMS Server Emulator service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- KMS Server Emulator 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)
- KMSServerService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module KMSServerService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about KMSServerService.exe KMS Server Emulator service
KMSServerService.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file KMSServerService.exe is found in in a subdirectory of the Windows Temp folder or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or, as the case may be, in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
The file size is 260,608 bytes.
The KMSServerService file is not part of the Windows operating system. This KMSServerService.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. For this reason, 58% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find KMSServerService.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 KMSServerService?
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 KMS Server Emulator Service
To remove KMS Server Emulator 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 KMS Server Emulator Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if KMSServerService.exe (KMS Server Emulator 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 KMS Server Emulator service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for KMS Server Emulator 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 KMSServerService.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.