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What’s RegSvcs.exe (Microsoft .NET Services Installation Utility)? Is it safe or a virus?

RegSvcs.exe is a Microsoft Corporation component that is responsible for registering and configuring .NET Framework serviced components in the Windows operating system.

This process is commonly used to manage and facilitate communication between different components and services within the .NET Framework. It is essential for the proper functioning of .NET applications and ensures that they can interact with other components and services seamlessly.

Additionally, RegSvcs.exe also provides the necessary infrastructure for the deployment and management of distributed .NET applications.

(Researched by Carl @ SpyShelter Labs)

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Who makes RegSvcs.exe (Microsoft .NET Services Installation Utility)?

We’ve found Microsoft Corporation should be the publisher of RegSvcs.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Is RegSvcs.exe safe or a virus?

Below are 4 simple steps you can take to see if the RegSvcs.exe process is safe or malware.

  1. Scan the executable with Microsoft's built-in tech
  2. Find RegSvcs.exe's publisher
  3. Search the executable's hash with VirusTotal
  4. Monitor the executable's behavior
Last updated: February 5, 2024

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