What does the UStorSrv.exe file do?
The UStorSrv.exe process is also known as OTi Content Service and is a part of OTi Content Service or, as the case may be, UStorage Server Service. This software is produced by OTi (www.otiglobal.com). An obsolete or defective version of UStorSrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- OTi Content service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- OTi Content 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)
- UStorSrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module UStorSrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about UStorSrv.exe OTi Content service
UStorSrv.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. UStorSrv.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory or sometimes in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
The file size is 139,264 bytes.
It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The application can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. For this reason, 69% 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 UStorSrv.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 UStorSrv?
|It's a service that came together with WAITEC (may be others...) USB pen drive. Its name is :U-STORAGE.EXE |
|part of the driver software for my Usb storage device |
|appears to be connected to "OTI" card reader or USB portable data cards |
|installed & used by Imation_Disk_Manager_II.exe |
|From USB Memory stick encrypted partition software (further information...) |
Summary: 12 users judge UStorSrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 6 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, 4 users have already deleted UStorSrv.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall OTi Content Service or UStorage Server Service
To remove OTi Content 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 OTi Content Service or UStorage Server Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if UStorSrv.exe (OTi Content 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 OTi Content service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for OTi Content 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 UStorSrv.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.