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What is services.exe? Service control process?

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

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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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 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x0780a42dbd7d9969f9bf4a19aa4285b5 8/15/2018 0 0 8 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xe2f4c75afa20e742de1b70372f15dcd7 8/15/2018 0 0 25 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x3fac1d2f86d8f5d2c4db7795973c665b 8/15/2018 0 0 78 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x71c85477df9347fe8e7bc55768473fca 8/14/2018 0 0 54 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xe0c7813a97ca7947ff5c18a8f3b61a45 8/14/2018 0 0 10 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x4f0a7910fc7d8a66433fa9961eef8bb5 8/9/2018 0 0 135 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x8207db785c4a1a8c901154d12df6e38e 8/9/2018 0 0 4 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x0f8ce1f4c095095a702b4db9d0dadc1b 8/6/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x2fc61b2cf84792516d543ca94139a92c 8/5/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x65df52f5b8b6e9bbd183505225c37315 8/3/2018 0 0 5 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x329cf3c97ce4c19375c8abcabae258b0 8/1/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x82f80413db082d2e4cae51f3268a4e11 7/30/2018 0 0 1 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x5f1b6a9c35d3d5ca72d6d6fdef9747d6 7/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x36f1e043a50a2cbff180564a2a1ec924 7/26/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
15 Status 0xab75687641c9adbe22336ec3c496909c 7/23/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
16 Status 0x24acb7e5be595468e3b9aa488b9b4fcb 7/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xf969e4c9f0268769d9c0d5fb96c56f04 7/12/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xc81f9707dea008eed4071b5a39b7c76e 7/10/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x3b31ee82bf6402a3bdb09a71e83a41cb 7/8/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x590a2b4198dd35aa42893ba04f66fd3f 7/7/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x38382a6b73fb37ef692dcbd882ab1fc4 7/5/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xe8e05c05fbfebd47fb7dbf7233f15302 7/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xa4ded9a83b12553deefdda5d98f5c180 6/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x16b7b5fc9533777ce5770cee52d81a86 6/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xd4e6d91c1349b7bfb3599a6ada56851b 6/21/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x067cb90c277db4a737d5deaba3055972 6/20/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x64a27865d1898f71288d238c6a1dfb22 6/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x76815e4eb2b8781b5fa7e4991e227314 6/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x4efafdee7f7996bc3e142ea14f6a84d2 6/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x7737a7ad5e5ed509e7fb98bfe18b4041 6/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x61c65ad3b5c29ca14e077924726b28fe 6/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x220f2a0db6455ce20e77e9b7347b1855 6/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xb35cb0326d5043cd71e09be3872af9cd 6/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0xc6ce6eec82f187615d1002bb3bb50ed4 6/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x37561f8d4160d62da86d24ae41fae8de 6/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x0e776ed5f7cc9f94299e70461b7b8185 6/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0x020ceaaedc8eb655b6506b8c70d53bb6 6/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x4712531ab7a01b7ee059853ca17d39bd 6/11/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0xa219989791dde8880b048e2214867e6a 6/7/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xbb3d8e1c108f7244613ff3993291a922 6/6/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x754a2cc1f32107ea87cbd305abe3e618 5/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xe87903f522285387892454272246ee92 5/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x953df7327510df0de048b8e80e504ef9 5/19/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x69348e4fff2669788a6b699f1563836f 5/14/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0xe3df4a0252d287c44606ee55355e1623 4/30/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x1b2530c6aabfca7e67425a4c7beb68de 4/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xe028c38ab76a1ddbe701552ffc569b44 4/10/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x94407cd4ba962c662a91095371106f9b 4/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0xaac2c49b6b04589e54d29e6858049721 4/5/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x934e0b7d77ff78c18d9f8891221b6de3 4/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x306c42e6c8061623d4230e56d4899f76 4/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0xdfac660f0f139276cc9299812de42719 3/31/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xf64f397ff63052d573d5a0401575b3a7 3/28/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x9a3b47cd17283b299311013ad3d21d26 3/27/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x63d11a31f6455f232f7ed63196724811 3/26/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x6ff8248f3a9d69a095c7f3f42bc29cb2 3/22/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0x133390d061d94917125dc666da67ecd0 3/14/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x76a3d529dffb3ec44c3de83f4f6dd525 2/14/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x2b336ab6286d6c81fa02cbab914e3c6c 2/4/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x38b79cc853c284a7985c938e94ec8f6a 2/1/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x581190907da1cf8cb7b87b35ffe64a07 1/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x9da9e98d21797e9a207b174d6f1eae97 1/25/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xb6aef1771cca54b67da4932753f74124 1/24/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x75b8596f46ddfe6c99ef50b0bdf05e4f 12/17/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0x5bf02ebefedc706318c96e2e60edcb91 12/4/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x800d00d1a7ada9e341cacdf287347584 12/4/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x29c7c9f0fe9f048fb47dee5f66134940 11/19/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x8f226143046435c75c033b0c52e90ffe 10/12/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x23a4e9a1bf5d678baa277f1afd631666 10/11/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0x0f94fb1d188b82b999ed243910a8d55f 9/27/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x014a9cb92514e27c0107614df764bc06 9/26/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x9302d375c1940e03466fdb39e213f77b 9/21/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x48a5107e71e1f6581d739003191b4610 9/14/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xb4b610bbcb002ec478c6fd80cf915697 8/27/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xb4b23fb9a9cb392720708b3744a15c6b 8/7/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x9e597749a44c4a39948917b5f30de1cc 7/28/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x3c69cc28665854f1aab4b4005005fa31 7/27/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0xc6d7fc158beadfcbad70cf76629728bb 7/19/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x4fc239921a238e7c55934b2b2a73ce9d 7/16/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0xfd4e84c623b1cc2c30041174de637943 7/10/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x319c95b5b4a2c328695c8b3c1512d2eb 6/19/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xc261e6d15e5b8dbdd55f2105f0c2af4d 6/11/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0xf430dd178e518bf1c5d6199f473ae2ad 5/6/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x0c5818e56ac5306b11087d8451453c5c 5/1/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x0b202554398dbfdee5777cdc2e6c8254 4/27/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0xfaacc0b3f99600dcf47ad078c05c1d50 3/18/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x1c42f102afa67e7a313f118b5a233b22 3/13/2017 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x1e07ee3f50dff2fe9b0a9d196e82698f 11/22/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x7271a4d33bfd96bce52703b2b40fe260 11/16/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xde40d43ef3db21c2c515c610dd82562d 10/31/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x1c4854b6c0c52e09ca7e83b3a26491b7 10/14/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x2ab2c72d88ce2bc73e6f708d0b1a9657 8/5/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0x8ad54a8927d65db26abbe69ddaba1360 5/13/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x6600f6b1e0204f8e7ec916cfb656e52c 5/2/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0xa377e828d2569b47989bd0540dbef55e 2/15/2016 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra
96 Status 0xc7f8f28e9586661549c9c22785f58739 1/16/2016 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xdb0cd6f73c52dc8a7fa628a8bf90f928 12/2/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x73541dc092d293076201fa8811d3989e 11/19/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x3bf0df2d99ee82b08c1e76b72fa562c7 11/17/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0xcf500580cdd83b145646a4dcfce1cf3c 10/9/2015 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x02a467e27af55f7064c5b251e587315f 4/28/2018 3:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
2 Status 0x26845f272435302e0f3322e660a24f7d 4/17/2018 9:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
3 Status 0xcf500580cdd83b145646a4dcfce1cf3c 6/24/2017 8:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 110 KB
4 Status 0x4bb6a83640f1d1792ad21ce767b621c6 6/18/2017 6:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
5 Status 0xaa6e1769469f9d15603a619fc1fb9e18 6/5/2017 10:55:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
6 Status 0x03badd2c0eec04b91abbd4f570569dc5 2/18/2017 10:02:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
7 Status 0x0c5818e56ac5306b11087d8451453c5c 12/30/2016 1:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
8 Status 0xbe4ca1a36621248590e80713cfdf20d2 7/22/2016 12:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
9 Status 0xe473263067492fc77f7690d4112caf16 7/17/2016 10:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
10 Status 0x3bf0df2d99ee82b08c1e76b72fa562c7 6/10/2016 4:24:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080212-0005) Service control process 106 KB
11 Status 0xf8bcc407fcb4cdbf17163fae3c820d80 3/27/2016 6:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
12 Status 0xa172613468c7d1f8994f5863cd4a7fbf 3/10/2016 12:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
13 Status 0xcfed2d28f5b8a24127e9e06043070643 3/5/2016 2:01:00 AM Unknown 5.00.2195.6700 Service control process 87 KB
14 Status 0x6248240bb90f50535277801e2a3f923f 1/6/2016 6:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
15 Status 0x54cb50058851d95e56ec70d09f70857f 1/3/2016 5:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
16 Status 0x782ee83d0f77f497ecf0a07da1c3589f 12/16/2015 2:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
17 Status 0xf89b6f3917b5b544d7eb10b6880622d2 12/15/2015 7:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
18 Status 0x2a0bb5c67281c423f8d7d6b7d79699ac 11/5/2015 12:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
19 Status 0xb77bc5cd88eb96d4352af5202ec4aec2 4/25/2015 1:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
20 Status 0x9cedbfbe08bc1c4f35f74b8f96e0289a 4/15/2015 12:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
21 Status 0xc66f8642b4368436e1c5b6add83f5899 4/4/2015 5:32:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3300 (xpsp.080125-2028) Service control process 106 KB
22 Status 0x5651e762659bb6fb6ecafd53a433c4e3 2/5/2015 9:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 106 KB
23 Status 0x9d6bf82fe50d55f20f8e10e0f6653886 2/5/2015 3:48:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 108 KB
24 Status 0x5bbd6419de9eedecc562a409723be144 1/21/2015 2:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown Service control process 111 KB
25 Status 0x329cf3c97ce4c19375c8abcabae258b0 1/15/2015 12:38:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Service control process 273 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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