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What does the WPSService20.exe file do?

The WPSService20.exe process is also known as WPS2.0 HW PBC Service and is a part of Edimax Wireless LAN or, as the case may be, REALTEK Wireless LAN Driver. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of WPSService20.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 WPSService20.exe WPS2.0 HW PBC service

WPSService20.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file WPSService20.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 96,768 bytes (98% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 92,160 bytes.
It is the WPSService20 service: Detect WLAN Adapter hardware PBC button.
There is no internal description of the file. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. WPSService20.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 53% 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 WPSService20.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 WPSService20?

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 Edimax Wireless LAN or REALTEK Wireless LAN Driver

To remove WPS2.0 HW PBC service 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 Edimax Wireless LAN or REALTEK Wireless LAN Driver in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if WPSService20.exe (WPS2.0 HW PBC 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 WPS2.0 HW PBC service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for WPS2.0 HW PBC 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 WPSService20.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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