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What is services.exe? Service control process?

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Microsoft
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Last Seen by PC Matic:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Matic has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: services.exe is used on Windows 2000/XP and is a process which controls the operation of Windows services. It also hosts several important services that control functions such as event logging and Plug and Play functionality. Leave it running.

services.exe is an essential part of Windows and required for Windows to work properly. It should never be disabled.


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services.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 24.01%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 3 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
services.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x65df52f5b8b6e9bbd183505225c37315 2/21/2021 4:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
2 Status 0xc6ce6eec82f187615d1002bb3bb50ed4 11/27/2020 5:04:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service control process 105 KB
3 Status 0x0e776ed5f7cc9f94299e70461b7b8185 11/27/2020 2:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
4 Status 0xc519e15665cd89a91ad383fce3cb556a 11/13/2020 6:03:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
5 Status 0x26845f272435302e0f3322e660a24f7d 1/1/2019 5:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
6 Status 0x953df7327510df0de048b8e80e504ef9 10/24/2018 11:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
7 Status 0xc3fb1d70cb88722267949694ba51759e 6/17/2018 3:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
8 Status 0x0780a42dbd7d9969f9bf4a19aa4285b5 6/5/2018 4:39:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 0 KB
9 Status 0x02a467e27af55f7064c5b251e587315f 4/28/2018 3:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
10 Status 0x37561f8d4160d62da86d24ae41fae8de 2/25/2018 4:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
11 Status 0x020ceaaedc8eb655b6506b8c70d53bb6 1/22/2018 10:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
12 Status 0xc52deb6d8cd4b096bf1a9ec001f36507 11/15/2017 12:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
13 Status 0x4712531ab7a01b7ee059853ca17d39bd 10/4/2017 1:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
14 Status 0x657b69389b893f440b07590c9e963f23 9/1/2017 7:59:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
15 Status 0xcf500580cdd83b145646a4dcfce1cf3c 6/24/2017 8:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 110 KB
16 Status 0xa3edbe9053889fb24ab22492472b39dc 6/19/2017 5:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
17 Status 0x4bb6a83640f1d1792ad21ce767b621c6 6/18/2017 6:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
18 Status 0xaa6e1769469f9d15603a619fc1fb9e18 6/5/2017 10:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
19 Status 0x03badd2c0eec04b91abbd4f570569dc5 2/18/2017 10:02:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
20 Status 0x0c5818e56ac5306b11087d8451453c5c 12/30/2016 1:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
21 Status 0x38867483e0cb504bb8f277e05729881e 11/28/2016 6:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
22 Status 0x9ef697af07bb8dd82c3b02ca953a95b7 11/7/2016 2:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
23 Status 0xb861b4e6e9637eb76a40c10c552e0229 11/2/2016 7:12:00 PM Unknown 5.00.2195.7035 Service control process 90 KB
24 Status 0x5f1b6a9c35d3d5ca72d6d6fdef9747d6 10/27/2016 3:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 253 KB
25 Status 0x2b336ab6286d6c81fa02cbab914e3c6c 8/24/2016 7:33:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Service control process 272 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xea2e9e72f5bc8ac2549b325a757d321d 3/27/2015 4:52:00 PM Unknown Backdoor trojan 52 KB
2 Status 0xbb19a05c6101dec7c71d88de20d2ef28 7/13/2014 9:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 1 KB
3 Status 0x7143f1f890fbddbc4cf8ebd68ee87cfe 5/25/2014 2:09:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 361 KB
4 Status 0xa12c82805c4673b8fd99ac7f4c19689b 1/16/2014 8:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 120 KB
5 Status 0xae2af4a4a7fece7348636d794c246972 10/2/2012 7:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 168 KB
6 Status 0xa8c75e0703c42c66ca5fdb443f5f86ec 9/25/2012 11:09:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 65 KB
7 Status 0xc988d121fc06c9daad1fe15b99eccd39 1/31/2012 5:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 66 KB
8 Status 0xdf9ae9731e2e0bbfa2fcc2e17f00bdc1 1/27/2012 5:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 19003 KB
9 Status 0x058ba346b2d3366723f11665ba26a88b 9/9/2011 4:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 46 KB
10 Status 0xf7ffa1b7fdcc0bffcc6bf3f1d142a53c 9/9/2011 4:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 46 KB
11 Status 0xb6e1f21be386034fd01e407d11c5adc3 9/9/2011 4:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 46 KB
12 Status 0x274658640737c4d2ef4e910c30fd7481 8/21/2011 11:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 39 KB
13 Status 0xc3af09b26eab0017ff1b57d753bf9eae 7/3/2011 3:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 63 KB
14 Status 0x4d0afb1e20d92d1ded9c11e2c4701032 3/10/2011 3:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 94 KB
15 Status 0x1f34715bf71ef8029b0815d9523aaf54 2/12/2011 4:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 25 KB
16 Status 0xbf164152483b27d020f87f6a980b3c49 11/8/2010 7:15:00 PM Unknown Agobot virus 44 KB
17 Status 0xa4267c38f72df6a80d51441ff5c9f321 10/14/2010 7:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 376 KB
18 Status 0xf486778484e5df3dcfb071fc60239bf0 9/1/2010 6:16:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 57 KB
19 Status 0x32c4556730f7fe17302b371e528e0f5c 8/26/2010 3:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 63 KB
20 Status 0x9c3f23184a48489ea4c4731b703cd742 8/25/2010 12:37:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 191 KB
21 Status 0x1557b084aaca9fe1424d6c1be73cae78 7/22/2010 7:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 1405 KB
22 Status 0xfe173922f8d064ccd78ef9c0a54e68f0 7/13/2010 8:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 164 KB
23 Status 0x926244cd54201e7dfb34cac7d58ca139 6/24/2010 2:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 434 KB
24 Status 0x43d79dcc40302956a9fae642fa55869e 6/19/2010 6:01:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 40 KB
25 Status 0x8bcb66ce98062eb246773a6383272b71 6/11/2010 10:39:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 18 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x7bfe1893549cd538cdcd6450f505ca20 6/21/2011 7:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
2 Status 0x6a60381c313ddd1c59d8f6800aea5e74 7/11/2009 5:21:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) Service control process 99 KB
3 Status 0x6eed34fe693b712e1602c59ca5fe420a 7/25/2008 12:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 86 KB


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