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What is adservice.exe? Iomega Active Disk?

Vendor:      Iomega Corporation
Product:     Iomega Active Disk
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: ADService.exe - An Iomega service that is used for advanced features on Zip disks. Not needed for basic reading/writing of Zip disks which is what 99% of people do. Disable this program through Administrative Tools | Services.

adservice.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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adservice.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.03%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 1 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
adservice.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0xb624180218bb196ad9869d5d6b454318 8/6/2018 0 0 2 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x09d6f84b8eedb1ec5aedc64857db8906 No Data 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Ircbrute

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xb624180218bb196ad9869d5d6b454318 12/13/2018 8:50:00 PM Unknown 3, 2, 1, 5 Iomega Active Disk 148 KB
2 Status 0xd0af4a32079a42134b9a1d76f0088b78 1/11/2012 8:25:00 PM Unknown 3,0,0,7 Iomega Active Disk 124 KB
3 Status 0x508e2b24ef07843ca3c99652a8596dca 5/8/2011 6:19:00 PM Unknown 3, 2, 0, 5 Iomega Active Disk 148 KB
4 Status 0xeb3c9c8057d58488e5bc035ffd76b9a6 5/16/2010 12:42:00 AM Unknown 3, 1, 0, 20 Iomega Active Disk 160 KB
5 Status 0x2337e71b282bf6aeed34f762c6d55e60 3/12/2009 6:56:00 PM Unknown Unknown Iomega Active Disk 148 KB
6 Status 0x43ca0d5c900f9d81f2287db9e5859344 1/25/2009 1:28:00 PM Unknown Unknown Iomega Active Disk 148 KB
7 Status 0x4411bd279628d7c7f71cd7fd682b17d7 12/6/2008 3:08:00 AM Unknown 4, 0, 0, 5 Iomega Active Disk 148 KB
8 Status 0xe153f1a424f86850d3e8e0ef0726a11a 12/31/2007 Unknown 3, 2, 1, 5 Iomega Active Disk 148 KB


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