What does the prismsvc.exe file do?
The prismsvc.exe process is also known as PRISM Server Service Module and is a part of PRISM Wireless LAN. This software is produced by Conexant Systems (www.conexant.com). An obsolete or defective version of prismsvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PRISM Server service Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PRISM Server service 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)
- prismsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module prismsvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about prismsvc.exe PRISM Server service Module
prismsvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file prismsvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 61,529 bytes (50% of all these files), 61,526 bytes or, as the case may be, 57,433 bytes.
The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. This prismsvc.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Prismsvc.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 52% 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 prismsvc.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 prismsvc?
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 PRISM Wireless LAN
To remove PRISM Server service Module 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 PRISM Wireless LAN in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if prismsvc.exe (PRISM Server service 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 PRISM Server service Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PRISM Server service 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 prismsvc.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.
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