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What’s dbhservice.exe (A part of Paragon System Utilities)? Is it safe or a virus?

dbhservice.exe is a process belonging to Paragon Software GmbH used for its System Utilities application.

This executable file is responsible for providing background service for various system maintenance and optimization features offered by Paragon's software. It runs silently in the background, performing tasks such as disk cleanup, file management, and system maintenance to ensure the smooth functioning of the user's computer. This service is designed to improve the overall performance and stability of the system by automating essential maintenance tasks and optimizing system resources. Users can rely on dbhservice.exe to ensure their system runs efficiently and stays in good working condition.

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Who makes dbhservice.exe (A part of Paragon System Utilities)?

We’ve found Paragon Software GmbH should be the publisher of dbhservice.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.

Last updated: April 11, 2024

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