What does the lvhidsvc.exe file do?
The lvhidsvc.exe process is also known as Lifeview® TV Remote HID Service and is a part of Lifeview® TV Card. This software is produced by Philips (www.philips.com) or, as the case may be, Animation Technologies (www.lifeview.com.tw). An obsolete or defective version of lvhidsvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Lifeview TV Remote HID service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Lifeview TV Remote HID 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)
- lvhidsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module lvhidsvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about lvhidsvc.exe Lifeview TV Remote HID service
lvhidsvc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file lvhidsvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 32,256 bytes (50% of all these files), 33,280 bytes or, as the case may be, 30,720 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. Lvhidsvc.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs. For this reason, 50% 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 lvhidsvc.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 lvhidsvc?
|Part of HDTV (PVR) driver - control daemon |
|may also be named phhidsvc |
|Installed by drivers/software recieved with Mercury TV card |
|This file make the CPU to wark all time at 50% |
|lvhidsvc.exe takes 99% of the CPU. When I shut that running proces, the remote control for Typhoon PCI Capture TV Card does not work any more. |
Summary: 15 users judge lvhidsvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. However, 8 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 8 users have already deleted lvhidsvc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Lifeview® TV Card
To remove Lifeview TV Remote HID service 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 Lifeview® TV Card in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if lvhidsvc.exe (Lifeview TV Remote HID 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 Lifeview TV Remote HID service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Lifeview TV Remote HID 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 lvhidsvc.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.