services.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus. So, if services.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.
Normally, this program is located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this executable is c519e15665cd89a91ad383fce3cb556a.
This application is a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.
services.exe seems to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.
This app runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the full power of modern PC CPUs. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description extracted from the exe is Services and Controller app.
File version 5.1.2600.5922 (xpsp_sp3_qfe.091223-1723).
Company name Microsoft Corporation.
Legal copyright © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..
services.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in services.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA
This executable does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.