Service Control Manager Configuration Tool by Microsoft

Remove sc.exe
Version:   6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
MD5:   17d24075c1071fceacaea7dba42cf258
SHA1:   66b2659af75c57eaea6ab8157d3ca905e87fe894
SHA256:   c0d8cf65eb44c561666ca87483f1d258166198ccad1ca7b37518a0c5e31f6fcc
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

What is sc.exe?

sc.exe is an installed program of the Windows OS and provides utilities developing services for Windows.


sc.exe executes as a process under the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the system and the administrator accounts have the same file privileges). This version is installed on Windows 8 and is compiled as a 64 bit program.


File name:sc.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Service Control Manager Configuration Tool
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\sc.exe
Original name:sc.exe.mui
File version:6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Product version:6.2.9200.16384
Size:65 KB (66,560 bytes)
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'Scheduled Start With Network' in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start With Network'
  • The task 'BitGuard' in the path '\BitGuard'
  • The job 'BrowserDefendert' in the path '\BrowserDefendert'
  • The job 'BrowserProtect' in the path '\BrowserProtect'
  • The job 'Scheduled Start' in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start'
  • The task 'UPnPHostConfig' runs in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig'
  • The job 'SynchronizeTime' runs daily in the path '\Microsoft\Windows\Time Synchronization\SynchronizeTime'
  • Entry path '\Browser Manager'
  • Entry path '\BrowserProtect'
  • Entry path '\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\Scheduled Start'
  • Entry path '\Microsoft\Windows\UPnP\UPnPHostConfig'
  • Entry path '\Microsoft\Windows\Time Synchronization\SynchronizeTime'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Total CPU:0.05451507%
Kernel CPU:0.05451507%
Private (maximum):724 KB
Private (minimum):724 KB

BehaviorsProcess properties

Command line:C:\Windows\System32\sc.exe start wuauserv
Parent process:services.exe (by Microsoft)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8.1 38.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 25.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 9.50%
Windows 8 6.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 6.00%
Windows 8 Pro 6.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 4.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 2.00%
Windows 8.1 N 1.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 42.50% of Service Control Manager Configuration Tool.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 23.90%
Dell 18.33%
Lenovo 17.53%
Hewlett-Packard 15.54%
Acer 9.56%
Toshiba 6.37%
Intel 2.39%
Sony 2.39%
Alienware 1.59%
Samsung 1.20%
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