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What is WPSScannerSvc.exe?

WPSScannerSvc.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 WPSScannerSvc.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.

WPSScannerSvc.exe file information

The process known as Wi-Fi Scanner Service belongs to software Skyhook Wireless Wi-Fi Service or Skyhook Wireless Wi-Fi Driver or Wi-Fi Scanner Service by Skyhook Wireless (www.skyhookwireless.com).

Description: WPSScannerSvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. WPSScannerSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 126,976 bytes (61% of all occurrences) or 131,072 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/wpsscannersvc.exe.html 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows system file. There is no file information. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with Skyhook Wireless Wi-Fi Service or Skyhook Wireless Wi-Fi Driver come up, you can completely remove it (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

Recommended: Identify WPSScannerSvc.exe related errors

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

This is installed when you install MS Location finder
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Summary: Average user rating of WPSScannerSvc.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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