What does the LSSrvc.exe file do?
The LSSrvc.exe process is also known as LightScribe Service or, as the case may be, LightScribeService Direct Disc Labeling Service and is a part of LightScribe System Software or, as the case may be, www.lightscribe.com. This software is produced by Hewlett-Packard Company (www.hp.com). An obsolete or defective version of LSSrvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- LightScribe service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- LightScribe 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)
- LSSrvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module LSSrvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about LSSrvc.exe LightScribe service
LSSrvc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file LSSrvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 73,728 bytes (66% of all these files), 61,440 bytes as well as 8 other variants.
It is the service "LightScribeService".
This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel LSSrvc.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 35% 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 LSSrvc.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 LSSrvc?
|Nero-lightscribe-for burning label on cd (further information...) |
|Safe, Driver for Nero-lightscribe cd labeler. used with lightscribe cd burners. (further information...) |
|Is used on DVD writers that burn labels directly onto discs. The DVD burner from walmart for example (further information...) |
|lightscribe burner for nero needed or lightscribe burning wont work |
Summary: 19 users judge LSSrvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 5 users consider it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 6 users have already deleted LSSrvc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall LightScribe System Software or www.lightscribe.com
To remove LightScribe 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 LightScribe System Software or www.lightscribe.com in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if LSSrvc.exe (LightScribe 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 LightScribe service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for LightScribe 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 LSSrvc.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.