scm.exe – Here is the scoop on Service Control Manager as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is scm.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Service Control Manager?
scm.exe (Service Control Manager) – Details
The scm.exe process is used to administer services hat are running on your computer (i.e. the starting, stopping and pausing of services). Scm.exe is required for Windows to function correctly and so should not be terminated.
scm.exe is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing Service Control Manager may adversely impact your system.
Our process monitor database currently registers scm.exe to Microsoft.
This is part of Microsoft Windows.
SCM.EXE – Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct information for scm.exe or SERVICE CONTROL MANAGER. Many spyware / malware programs use filenames of usual, non-malware programs. If we have included information about scm.exe that is inaccurate, we would greatly appreciate your help by leaving a comment with the correct information below and we’ll do our best to correct it.
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