What Is bwsvc.exe? Is It A Virus Or Malware? Uninstall or Fix?

Last Updated on September 15, 2020

What is bwsvc.exe?

bwsvc.exe is an executable exe file which belongs to the process BUFFALO Network Service which comes with the Software BUFFALO NETWORK SERVICE developed by software BUFFALO INC

The .exe extension of the bwsvc.exe file specifies that it is an executable file.

Malware and viruses are also transmitted through exe files. So we must be sure before running any unknown executable file on our computers.

We will check if the bwsvc.exe file is a virus or malware? Whether it should be deleted to keep your computer safe? Read more below.

Is bwsvc.exe safe to run? Is it a virus or malware?

Let’s check the location of this exe file to determine whether this is a legit software or a virus. The location of this file is

File Location : C:Program Files (x86)BUFFALOClient Manager3bwsvc

To check whether the exe file is legit you can start the Task Manager. Then click on the columns field and add Verified Signer as one of the columns.

Now look at the Verified Signer value for bwsvc.exe process if it says “Unable to verify” then the file may be a virus.

File Name bwsvc.exe
Software Developer BUFFALO INC
File Type
File Location C:Program Files (x86)BUFFALOClient Manager3bwsvc
Software BUFFALO NETWORK SERVICE

If the developer of the software is legitimate then it is not a virus or malware. If the developer is not listed or seems suspicious you can remove it using the uninstall program.

How To Remove or Uninstall bwsvc.exe

To remove bwsvc.exe from your computer do the following steps one by one.

  1. If the file is a part of a software program then it will also have an uninstall program. Then you can run the uninstaller located at directory like C:Program Files>BUFFALO INC>BUFFALO Network Service orBUFFALO NETWORK SERVICE >bwsvc.exe_uninstall.exe
  2. Or the bwsvc.exe was installed using the Windows Installer then to uninstall it Go to System Settings and open Add Or Remove Programs Option.
  3. Then Search for bwsvc.exe or the software name BUFFALO NETWORK SERVICE in the search bar or try out the developer name BUFFALO INC.
  4. Then click on it and select the Uninstall Program option to remove bwsvc.exe file from your computer. Now the software BUFFALO NETWORK SERVICE program along with the file bwsvc.exe will be removed from your computer.

I hope you were able to learn more about the bwsvc.exe file and how to remove it.

Let us know in the comments below if you face any other bwsvc.exe issues.

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