What is the "services.exe" ? Variant 509840

Our database contains 1558 different files for filename services.exe but this page contains information about single file with specific attributes. If you want to see general information about the services.exe then visit General Information Page . You can also check most distributed file variants with name services.exe. This file belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and was developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This file has description Services and Controller app. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 1 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process services.exe.

services.exe Process
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Microsoft Corporation
Services and Controller app
Operating System:
Windows XP
High oc2

System Explorer Community Antivirus Report

This file was checked and tolerated by following antivirus shields :
Antivirus NameLatest Toleration
avast! Antivirus2016-03-23 07:35:54
Bitdefender Antivirus2015-12-18 01:33:07
avast! antivirus 4.8.1368 [VPS 150929-1]2015-09-30 08:35:26
COMODO Antivirus2015-09-22 23:25:44
ESET Smart Security 4.22015-06-19 13:04:55
360 Total Security2015-06-18 09:56:35
AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 20152015-06-17 19:47:52
AVG Internet Security 20152015-06-08 07:10:15
Baidu Antivirus2015-02-21 07:11:51
Norton 3602015-02-04 09:07:38
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Is the Process "services.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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100% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
100% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Our final rating for this file is Safe. Final rating is based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "services.exe" is used by Microsoft Windows System files. Many threats uses filenames of System Processes to camouflage itself. You should consider suspected any file which uses system filename and is not stored in system directory or has invalid file version information. Correct system file contains full file version information from Microsoft.

89% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Safe .
11% of reviewed files with different MD5 located in different directory are marked as Threat .

User Reviews of the "services.exe"

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\services.exe (Variant: 174)

    Services and Controller app from Microsoft. The Windows Service Control Manager (SCM) (SERVICES.EXE) is a remote procedure call (RPC) server that manages creating, deleting, starting and stopping of Windows services. It is started at system boot and is RPC based so that service configuration and service control programs can manipulate services on remote machines. More info on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Service_Control_Manager