"RegSrvc.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "RegSrvc.exe" process on Windows 8? 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 normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   RegSrvc

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
RegSrvc.exe               3,000 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: 16, 1, 0, 0
   Size: 149744 bytes
   Last modified: 8/28/2013 5:23:20 PM
   Company Name: Intel(R) Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_5.82.9200.16658_none_776622cb3175a40c

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids
HKCR\AppID\{6EF8E539-12E9-4595-A7C6-3DDA8A4069B2}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID

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\CRYPT32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\PSAPI.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SHELL32.dll

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

 

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