"obexsrv.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "obexsrv.exe" process on Windows 8? 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 "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   obexsrv

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
obexsrv.exe               3,512 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: 2.5.0.244
   Size: 1112000 bytes
   Last modified: 8/8/2012 1:23:28 PM
   Company Name: Motorola Solutions, Inc.
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\Image File Execution Options\DllNXOptions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\CustomLocale
HKCR\AppID\{3FA81047-5A4E-4080-BFFF-5975AE5E06D0}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International

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\SETUPAPI.dll
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\bthprops.cpl

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

 

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