"RegSrvc.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "RegSrvc.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "RegSrvc.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "RegSrvc.exe" process?

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A

"RegSrvc.exe" process represents "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Registry Service" program. "RegSrvc.exe" process is created by the "Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Registry Service" service.

"RegSrvc.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         RegSrvc

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "RegSrvc.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
RegSrvc.exe               6,208 K   Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Registry Service

Additional information about "RegSrvc.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\WirelessCommon\RegSrvc.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: RegSrvc.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\WirelessCommon\RegSrvc.exe
   Description: Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Registry Service
   Version: 18, 40, 0, 0
   Size: 157088 bytes
   Last modified: 2/8/2016 7:14:28 AM
   Company Name: Intel(R) Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
HKCR\AppID\{6EF8E539-12E9-4595-A7C6-3DDA8A4069B2}

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\windows\system32\CFGMGR32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll

"RegSrvc.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "RegSrvc.exe" process.

 

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