What does the PsiService_2.exe file do?
The PsiService_2.exe process is also known as PsiService PsiService and is a part of PsiService System Service or, as the case may be, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite (Version X5 - IPM, X6 - IPM, X4 - IPM, X6, X7 - IPM, X7 - IPM T, X5 - IPM HSE). This software is produced by Protexis (www.protexis.com) or, as the case may be, arvato digital services llc. An obsolete or defective version of PsiService_2.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PsiService PsiService has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PsiService PsiService 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)
- PsiService_2.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module PsiService_2.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about PsiService_2.exe PsiService PsiService
PsiService_2.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. PsiService_2.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 189,728 bytes (38% of all these files), 185,632 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
It is the service "PSI_SVC_2".
This PsiService_2 program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. PsiService_2.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The PsiService_2 file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. PsiService_2.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 23% 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 PsiService_2.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 PsiService_2?
|That's Service from Corel WinDVD.Without this process You can't watch HD Movies with CorelDVD.The Process is Safe and Trusted by Microsoft. |
|Trojan backdoor, usually added with programs' setups or games' cracks |
|comes with Corel products for copy protection |
|Protexis RED (Retail Electronic Distribution) enables online digital content distribution, connecting publishers directly with retailers to deliver digital content to online consumers. It may be installed with other programs, like Corel. (further information...) |
|based on the supplied information, if psi service is in windows folder it is virus/trojan if not it is the trusted software |
Summary: 6 users judge PsiService_2.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted PsiService_2.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall PsiService System Service or CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
To remove PsiService PsiService 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 PsiService System Service or CorelDRAW Graphics Suite in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if PsiService_2.exe (PsiService PsiService) 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 PsiService PsiService. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PsiService PsiService 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 PsiService_2.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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