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Program info

Estimated safety rating


services.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if services.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against threats.

Executable file path


Usually, the default name and folder where this program is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this executable is 6ff8248f3a9d69a095c7f3f42bc29cb2.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Accepts incoming connections


services.exe appears to act as a internet server. This means other computers can create connections to it. This is sometimes ok, but in some cases it can create a security breach. We recommend evaluating this carefully.

Accesses the internet


This program uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your computer check for new updates. For this, Internet communications are necessary.

Belongs to the operating system


services.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This program can put to good use the full power of a current PC processor.

Digitally signed


services.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from services.exe is valid. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows Publisher

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows Publisher

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have an uninstall command set up in registry.