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What is waatservice.exe?

Waatservice.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 waatservice.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.

Waatservice.exe file information

The waatservice.exe process contains no information about the creator.

Description: Waatservice.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file waatservice.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 102,400 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 110,592 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/waatservice.exe.html 
The process has no file description. The program is not visible. The file is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The waatservice.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 79% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify waatservice.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as waatservice.exe. Therefore, you should check the waatservice.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.


User Comments

It is an internal Intel IT tool (Workstation Admin Access Tool)
I know it was hijacking my system, ran Trjn rmvr 6.7 from simplysup and it renamed it and my probelm is gone. waast had remaned a exe. webmedia viewer and was a trojan, issue solved.

Summary: Average user rating of waatservice.exe: based on 4 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks waatservice.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user thinks waatservice.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it.

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