"obexsrv.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"obexsrv.exe" process represents "Bluetooth OBEX Service" program.

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

Boot
   wininit
      services
         obexsrv

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
obexsrv.exe               7,436 K   Bluetooth OBEX Service

Additional information about "obexsrv.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\obexsrv.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: obexsrv.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\obexsrv.exe
   Description: Bluetooth OBEX Service
   Version: 18.1.1508.0542
   Size: 1165352 bytes
   Last modified: 9/21/2015 9:38:02 PM
   Company Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\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
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKCR\AppID\{3FA81047-5A4E-4080-BFFF-5975AE5E06D0}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Intel\Bluetooth\OBEXService
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\obexsrv.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\SysWOW64\WTSAPI32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\msvcrt.dll

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

 

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