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What does the Updatesvc.exe file do?

The Updatesvc.exe process is also known as Update service tool or, as the case may be, UpdateSvc Module and is a part of UpdateSvc or, as the case may be, Software Updater. This software is produced by drms media group or, as the case may be, Atos IT Solutions and Services GmbH. An obsolete or defective version of Updatesvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about Updatesvc.exe Update service tool

Updatesvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file Updatesvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 221,184 bytes (83% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 192,000 bytes.
It is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 54% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A Updatesvc.exe file has a 60% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 648,192 bytes. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The application can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Updatesvc.exe is capable of supervise programs.

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 Updatesvc.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 Updatesvc?

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 UpdateSvc or Software Updater

To remove Update service tool from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate UpdateSvc or Software Updater in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if Updatesvc.exe (Update service tool) 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 Update service tool. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Update service tool 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 Updatesvc.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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