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What is STService.exe?

STService.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if STService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


STService.exe file information

The process known as ST Service Scheduling belongs to software Dell DataSafe Local Backup or Service Scheduling or SOAtest by Dell (www.dell.com) or SoftThinks (www.softthinks.com).

Description: STService.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file STService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 2,751,808 bytes (54% of all occurrences), 781,536 bytes and 11 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/stservice.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. STService.exe is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. The file is a Verisign signed file. STService.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous; however you should also read the users reviews.
There is a possibility to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Dell DataSafe Local Backup or AlienRespawn) or visit the www.dell.com [1][2] website.

Recommended: Identify STService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as STService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the STService.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.



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User Comments

greift laufend auf dir periferie zu und macht den rechner laggy - besser deaktivieren
  Theo Nietzschmann  
STService.exe is a process from XWPCHostService.exe by Linksys Corporation and part of Service Scheduling.
  John   (further information)
Runsa scheduled Dell Datasafe Local Backup. Important if you want to back up. Runs VERY slowly so may be visible for many hours!
  JohnLeslie  

Summary: Average user rating of STService.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments.
2 users think it's probably harmless. One user suspects danger.


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