What does the VideoAcceleratorService.exe file do?
The VideoAcceleratorService.exe process is also known as Video Accelerator for YouTube or, as the case may be, SpeedBit Video Accelerator and is a part of SpeedBit Video Accelerator Service. This software is produced by SPEEDbit (www.speedbit.com). An obsolete or defective version of VideoAcceleratorService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Video Accelerator for YouTube has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Video Accelerator for YouTube 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)
- VideoAcceleratorService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module VideoAcceleratorService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about VideoAcceleratorService.exe Video Accelerator for YouTube
VideoAcceleratorService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. VideoAcceleratorService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 281,768 bytes (40% of all these files), 265,928 bytes, 298,152 bytes, 277,744 bytes or, as the case may be, 313,624 bytes.
It is the service "VideoAcceleratorService".
This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The VideoAcceleratorService file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). VideoAcceleratorService.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 37% 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 VideoAcceleratorService.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 VideoAcceleratorService?
|co-installed with RealPlayer Plus |
Summary: One user judges VideoAcceleratorService.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall SpeedBit Video Accelerator Service
To remove Video Accelerator for YouTube 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 SpeedBit Video Accelerator Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if VideoAcceleratorService.exe (Video Accelerator for YouTube) 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 Video Accelerator for YouTube. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Video Accelerator for YouTube 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 VideoAcceleratorService.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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