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A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNT

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sc.exe. What is it?

The sc.exe is a A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNT.

This file is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System. Sc.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Sc.exe is usually located in the %PROGRAM_FILES% sub-folder and its usual size is 31,232 bytes.


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Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)


Author: Microsoft CorporationProcess: A tool to aid in developing services for WindowsNTPart Of: Microsoft® Windows® Operating SystemCommon path(s): subfolder in %PROGRAM_FILES%
subfolder in %WINDOWS%
subfolder in %SYSTEM%
Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 31,232 bytes, 47,104 bytes, 31,744 bytes, 37,376 bytes, 59,392 bytes, 35,328 bytes

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sc.exe has the following rating: 4.0
based on 2 user opinions.
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by vicntc on Jan 1, 2014 at 07:23 PM

It's not a virus. It's a program used by Garmin (and perhaps others) to update services. Please do your research before recommending people delete "possible virus" files.

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by Wendy on Dec 1, 2013 at 11:20 AM

I keep rejecting this message (do you want to run....) as when I checked the security certificate, it ran out in 2010!

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