What is the "vssvc.exe" ?

Our database contains 625 different files for filename vssvc.exe . You can also check most distributed file variants with name vssvc.exe. This files most often belongs to product Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. and were most often developed by company Microsoft Corporation. This files most often have description Microsoft® Volume Shadow Copy Service. Agregate rating is 5(5) stars - based on 37 reviews.This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process vssvc.exe.

vssvc.exe is a process belonging to the Volume Shadow Copy service implemented into Windows XP and onwards. This service allows files which are modified to be backed up automatically by the operating system.

This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated. More info about this process can be found directly on MSDN pages :http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/bb968832(v=vs.85).aspx

"The Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) is a set of COM interfaces that implements a framework to allow volume backups to be performed while applications on a system continue to write to the volumes. VSS provides a consistent interface that allows coordination between user applications that update data on disk (writers) and those that back up applications (requesters)."

vssvc.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "vssvc.exe"

Product:
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Company:
Microsoft Corporation
Description:
Microsoft® Volume Shadow Copy Service
Version:
6.1.7601.17514
MD5:
b60ba0bc31b0cb414593e169f6f21cc2
SHA1:
1d6f5a5de7154b75144c6a033c36fd86ff2bbe9b
SHA256:
47b801e623254cf0202b3591cb5c019cabfb52f123c7d47e29d19b32f1f2b915
Size:
1600512
Directory:
C:\Windows\System32
Operating System:
Windows 7
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the Process "vssvc.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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97% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
10% of reviewed files are marked as System file.
Latest new variant of the file with name "vssvc.exe" was discovered 3215 days ago. Our database contains 72 variants of the file "vssvc.exe" with final rating Safe and zero variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.
Filename "vssvc.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.

User Reviews of the "vssvc.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "vssvc.exe"

  • SAFErating from user Mindconnect2020 for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe (Variant: 46603215)

    Look at MikeOne's comment

  • SAFErating from user Safeticaaa for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user Boris for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user Endy for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user 2472567@mail.ru for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user MikeOne for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe (Variant: 23943417)

    vssvc.exe is a process belonging to the Volume Shadow Copy service implemented into Windows XP and onwards. This service allows files which are modified to be backed up automatically by the operating system.
    This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated. More info about this process can be found directly on MSDN pages :http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/bb968832(v=vs.85).aspx
    "The Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) is a set of COM interfaces that implements a framework to allow volume backups to be performed while applications on a system continue to write to the volumes. VSS provides a consistent interface that allows coordination between user applications that update data on disk (writers) and those that back up applications (requesters)."

  • THREATrating from user O4karik for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exeflag ru

  • SAFErating from user Mikel for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user paulob for file C:\Windows\System32\VSSVC.exe

  • SAFErating from user Mindconnect2020 for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user houteng for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user a for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe

  • SAFErating from user focu for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe (Variant: 3196)

    safe- volume shadow copy

  • SAFErating from user TheDutchJewel for file C:\Windows\System32\vssvc.exe (Variant: 187)

    ssvc.exe is a process belonging to the Volume ShadowCopy service implemented into Windows XP and onwards. This service allows files which are modified to be backed up automatically by the operating system. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated. Source: http://www.processlibrary.com/directory/files/vssvc/