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tcpsvcs.exe process file

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Process name: TCP/IP Services Application

Product: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System

Company: Microsoft Corporation (

File: tcpsvcs.exe

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joris it's for networking
Frits boelema tcpsvcs.exe is a part of Microsoft Windows networking components. This essential system process is initiated when the computer uses special TCP/IP networking services such as DHCP, Simple TCP and print services. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
nicole he keeps my processor at 100% at boot time, until i stop this computer runs very slow
Romesh It gives me headache .......... eating my processor's valuble time
steve it keeps my processor running at 100% all time until I stopped
Bill IT Slows my computer down
Wolfram Beim Start meines PC wurde automatisch der Prozess tcpsvcs.exe gestartet und lastete die CPU zu 100% aus. Daraufhin beendete ich den Windows XP Dienst DHCP-client und stellte ihn auf manuell, weil mein PC kein server ist. Das Problem war damit behoben.
bendix i have the same problems with tcpsvcs.exe! what should we do?
Christoph braucht beim booten 100% CPU bis ich es mit taskmanager beende.
dar keylogger
Tate Once I termintate it, my CPU runs between 0% and 10%, tried to search for the file on my PC and cannot find it, does this mean its spyware?
xyz I'm 100% CPU usage unless I cancel this thing
Rees Morrison, When it is running, which is not all the time, it will use 70% to 90% of the processor's time. I don't know if it is a misconfiguration or a trojan. Concurrently, with the tcpsvcs.exe issue, the computer's time and date is changing, with occassional weird characters on the display. Updated VCOM virus software scans are negative.
Lenora How to Stop TCPSVCS 90% or higher CPU Process Go to Control Panel and click on Network Connections. For each Network Connection right on it and go to Properties. Once in Properties, go to the tab called Networking. You may see a list of one or more the following usages: Microsoft TCP/IP, File and Printer Sharing, QoS Scheduler. Uncheck each one and click uninstall, which is located under the list of usages. After the uninstall process, the computer will prompt you to restart. This should solve the problem.
FlowrHuntr Symantec lists this as part of Trojan Backdoor.Egghead. Installed in Windows\System32 folder.  See also: Link
Sérgio Magno Lopes When this file keeps your CPU runs 100%, isn´t a virus or trojan trouble.You got go to "network connections" and right click your "Local Area Connection" and select "Properties" make sure you have the "General" tab selected, then scroll down until you find "Microsoft TCP/IP version 6" select it and click "Uninstall". Restart system and look task manager again, the TCPSVCS.EXE file will be 0%.
gg it does not seem to have any value. it pushes my cpu usage to 100% until i end it. it has two processes linked to it, ADVAPI32.dll!CryptVerifySignatureW+0x17 and nvsvc32.exe+0x7800, which i suspect to be the baddies - obviously i could be wrong!
Mattia I really don' t know anything about this file but one thing is sure, as some other people has written, it keeps my computer processor working hard, too hard, and I' m not so glad about it.
Jercos I have seen programs ranging from worms to spyware to keyloggers take up this name. I have had several of them on my own computer. however,under normal circumstances this program provides basic TCP/IP services. If your computer is slowed down by this process taking all the power you should run a virus scanner and a spyware scanner because I have not known this to happen under normal functionality.
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