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What is services.exe? Service control process

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

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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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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 Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x65df52f5b8b6e9bbd183505225c37315 More File Information 11/19/2014 Unsigned 1 1 3 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x5f1b6a9c35d3d5ca72d6d6fdef9747d6 More File Information 11/19/2014 Unsigned 1 1 4 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x6600f6b1e0204f8e7ec916cfb656e52c More File Information 11/17/2014 Unsigned 0 3 8 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x067cb90c277db4a737d5deaba3055972 More File Information 11/17/2014 Signed 0 2 4 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x24acb7e5be595468e3b9aa488b9b4fcb More File Information 11/16/2014 Unsigned 0 2 14 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xd4e6d91c1349b7bfb3599a6ada56851b More File Information 11/15/2014 Unsigned 0 2 9 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x934e0b7d77ff78c18d9f8891221b6de3 More File Information 11/14/2014 Unsigned 0 6 6 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x8f226143046435c75c033b0c52e90ffe More File Information 10/15/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
9 Status 0xb4b610bbcb002ec478c6fd80cf915697 More File Information 9/27/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x68fcac6115bce33346b76b3bf145a662 More File Information 9/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
11 Status 0xf64f397ff63052d573d5a0401575b3a7 More File Information 9/4/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x8c5d6b7ac854cfa3cc461cfaf157d93f More File Information 8/31/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
13 Status 0xacd1bd56d03e75396fcabe529eefe383 More File Information 8/25/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 NetVizor
14 Status 0x62e2a05689b4a8e8539282be3894a8af More File Information 8/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x2b336ab6286d6c81fa02cbab914e3c6c More File Information 8/14/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x329cf3c97ce4c19375c8abcabae258b0 More File Information 7/2/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x5ca08602eae9e830dadcfa271c14e59e More File Information 7/1/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x761d36eefcc8591b8ade4b63b029a843 More File Information 6/25/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x4cb5d4cdc798e93c1e1fb97a74ada743 More File Information 6/4/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xc6ce6eec82f187615d1002bb3bb50ed4 More File Information 5/12/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x0c5818e56ac5306b11087d8451453c5c More File Information 5/12/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xc519e15665cd89a91ad383fce3cb556a More File Information 5/3/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x37561f8d4160d62da86d24ae41fae8de More File Information 5/2/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x3ed25950bc4603e15cd39a9649eb178e More File Information 3/6/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x076c66a4fa2fc0f491be58e551096ec0 More File Information 2/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x271ddd0b858ca6a6ff5d8cb04be887c6 More File Information 1/13/2014 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x94e7151c99f5d002279f956cdbbe7a62 More File Information 12/24/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Delf.dl
28 Status 0x35fabf26b91ee9c02d3f8468f5471d0f More File Information 12/3/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.VB.gen.1 (v)
29 Status 0xea4f07711ac935abd2569806c6220fd4 More File Information 11/16/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x82f3d97d877944e5f40dea0f68913bde More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Crypt.Yay (v)
31 Status 0xf8099e07ae770cb3a3fe8e9312369b89 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
32 Status 0x48a106541e8310f0ca0aa09d453ae6e6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
33 Status 0x1cf4dd86613e549dfcd71774da7e249d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x7e2e41f225b7a639bb415cf0129fac97 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Spyware.Keylogger
35 Status 0x6528baaca25356fe226904dd36c82ba7 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x575fb4211bb07db7d2179b1b05fe7efd More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xa302bbff2a7278c0e239ee5d471d86a9 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
38 Status 0x020ceaaedc8eb655b6506b8c70d53bb6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xae7905ac6210e9e991977d87150a5de2 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x8737764f4fd36d6808ee80578409c843 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Win32.Malware!Drop
41 Status 0x0e776ed5f7cc9f94299e70461b7b8185 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x014a9cb92514e27c0107614df764bc06 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x64ab170780064e1d78f2fa7ea13bff58 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x43dd2f4a2bcb966aed3cd7bdf465049f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
45 Status 0x255d0e31fd4ba3a14a1dfddef4afcf71 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x667d09df0f3dfeef11f06436a546e693 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0x123a25728bd224831f30ff25c57f8ed6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xc519e15665cd89a91ad383fce3cb556a 11/20/2014 10:35:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
2 Status 0x65df52f5b8b6e9bbd183505225c37315 11/20/2014 7:22:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
3 Status 0x0e776ed5f7cc9f94299e70461b7b8185 11/20/2014 5:51:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
4 Status 0xc6ce6eec82f187615d1002bb3bb50ed4 11/20/2014 1:52:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Service control process 105 KB
5 Status 0xd4e6d91c1349b7bfb3599a6ada56851b 11/19/2014 8:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 273 KB
6 Status 0xa3edbe9053889fb24ab22492472b39dc 11/19/2014 12:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
7 Status 0x329cf3c97ce4c19375c8abcabae258b0 11/18/2014 8:18:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Service control process 273 KB
8 Status 0x5f1b6a9c35d3d5ca72d6d6fdef9747d6 11/18/2014 10:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 253 KB
9 Status 0x020ceaaedc8eb655b6506b8c70d53bb6 11/17/2014 6:10:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
10 Status 0x37561f8d4160d62da86d24ae41fae8de 11/17/2014 4:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
11 Status 0x4712531ab7a01b7ee059853ca17d39bd 11/16/2014 4:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
12 Status 0x657b69389b893f440b07590c9e963f23 11/14/2014 10:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
13 Status 0x0c5818e56ac5306b11087d8451453c5c 11/14/2014 8:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
14 Status 0xcf500580cdd83b145646a4dcfce1cf3c 11/13/2014 5:40:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 110 KB
15 Status 0x8870b0c4a094c1ce80cea6f85fa38ff2 11/12/2014 9:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
16 Status 0x953df7327510df0de048b8e80e504ef9 11/10/2014 2:50:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
17 Status 0xc3fb1d70cb88722267949694ba51759e 11/10/2014 3:36:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
18 Status 0xb77bc5cd88eb96d4352af5202ec4aec2 11/9/2014 6:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
19 Status 0xd45a62d065043db325a301abd88ecc95 11/9/2014 8:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
20 Status 0xb861b4e6e9637eb76a40c10c552e0229 11/4/2014 5:04:00 AM Unknown 5.00.2195.7035 Service control process 90 KB
21 Status 0x98cd58da0c7809c8546b9ea8bf3b00fd 11/3/2014 6:31:00 AM Unknown 5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) Service control process 108 KB
22 Status 0x54cb50058851d95e56ec70d09f70857f 10/31/2014 4:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
23 Status 0xee7999baaca84cfaa03726e677ee2a33 10/29/2014 7:17:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
24 Status 0x03badd2c0eec04b91abbd4f570569dc5 10/25/2014 11:24:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
25 Status 0xe3df4a0252d287c44606ee55355e1623 10/24/2014 4:24:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) Service control process 99 KB
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xbb19a05c6101dec7c71d88de20d2ef28 7/13/2014 9:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 1 KB
2 Status 0x7143f1f890fbddbc4cf8ebd68ee87cfe 5/25/2014 2:09:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 361 KB
3 Status 0xa12c82805c4673b8fd99ac7f4c19689b 1/16/2014 8:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 120 KB
4 Status 0xae2af4a4a7fece7348636d794c246972 10/2/2012 7:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 168 KB
5 Status 0xa8c75e0703c42c66ca5fdb443f5f86ec 9/25/2012 11:09:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 65 KB
6 Status 0xc988d121fc06c9daad1fe15b99eccd39 1/31/2012 5:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 66 KB
7 Status 0xdf9ae9731e2e0bbfa2fcc2e17f00bdc1 1/27/2012 5:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 19003 KB
8 Status 0x058ba346b2d3366723f11665ba26a88b 9/9/2011 4:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 46 KB
9 Status 0xf7ffa1b7fdcc0bffcc6bf3f1d142a53c 9/9/2011 4:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 46 KB
10 Status 0xb6e1f21be386034fd01e407d11c5adc3 9/9/2011 4:57:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 46 KB
11 Status 0x274658640737c4d2ef4e910c30fd7481 8/21/2011 11:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 39 KB
12 Status 0xc3af09b26eab0017ff1b57d753bf9eae 7/3/2011 3:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 63 KB
13 Status 0x4d0afb1e20d92d1ded9c11e2c4701032 3/10/2011 3:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 94 KB
14 Status 0x1f34715bf71ef8029b0815d9523aaf54 2/12/2011 4:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 25 KB
15 Status 0xbf164152483b27d020f87f6a980b3c49 11/8/2010 7:15:00 PM Unknown Agobot virus 44 KB
16 Status 0xa4267c38f72df6a80d51441ff5c9f321 10/14/2010 7:22:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 376 KB
17 Status 0xf486778484e5df3dcfb071fc60239bf0 9/1/2010 6:16:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 57 KB
18 Status 0x32c4556730f7fe17302b371e528e0f5c 8/26/2010 3:11:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 63 KB
19 Status 0x9c3f23184a48489ea4c4731b703cd742 8/25/2010 12:37:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 191 KB
20 Status 0x1557b084aaca9fe1424d6c1be73cae78 7/22/2010 7:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 1405 KB
21 Status 0xfe173922f8d064ccd78ef9c0a54e68f0 7/13/2010 8:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Backdoor trojan 164 KB
22 Status 0xea2e9e72f5bc8ac2549b325a757d321d 6/25/2010 10:04:00 PM Unknown Backdoor trojan 52 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 Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x0af0d6af45220adb9c30b33cfec41831 1/18/2012 4:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
2 Status 0x7bfe1893549cd538cdcd6450f505ca20 6/21/2011 7:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
3 Status 0x6a60381c313ddd1c59d8f6800aea5e74 7/11/2009 5:21:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) Service control process 99 KB
4 Status 0x6eed34fe693b712e1602c59ca5fe420a 7/25/2008 12:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 86 KB



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