What is BingSvc.exe?

BingSvc.exe is part of Microsoft Bing Service and developed by © 2015 Microsoft Corporation according to the BingSvc.exe version information.

BingSvc.exe's description is "Microsoft Bing Service"

BingSvc.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

BingSvc.exe is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\microsoft\bingsvc\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about BingSvc.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on BingSvc.exe:

Product nameMicrosoft Bing Service
Company name© 2015 Microsoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft Bing Service
Internal nameBingSvc.exe
Original filenameBingSvc.exe
Legal copyright© 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version1.0.5.0
File version1.0.5.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft Bing Service
Company name© 2015 Microsoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft Bing Service
Internal nameBingSvc.exe
Original filenameBingSvc.exe
Legal copyright© 2015 Microsoft Corporation. All ..
Product version1.0.5.0
File version1.0.5.0

Digital signatures [?]

BingSvc.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA
Certificate serial number33000000ca6cd5321235c4e1550001000000ca

VirusTotal report

None of the 57 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the BingSvc.exe file.

None of the 57 anti-virus programs detected the BingSvc.exe file.

Folder name variants

BingSvc.exe may also be located in other folders than c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\local\microsoft\bingsvc\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to bingsvc.exe:

bingsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

bingsvc.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Microsoft Bing Service has stopped working.

End Program - bingsvc.exe. This program is not responding.

bingsvc.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

bingsvc.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with BingSvc.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with BingSvc.exe:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with BingSvc.exe. 95% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 737 users.

User vote results: There were 698 votes to remove and 39 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with BingSvc.exe.

Malware or legitimate?

If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Joseph mauceri writes

3 thumbs

It is Malware and very hard to remove. Its a process. Its not right that companies install this not so above board program in there software, forcing this software on you.

# 11 Sep 2015, 7:35

Sid Reeves writes

-1 thumb

Regarding how many eyes does a cat have looking from the front two looking from the back one ???

# 27 Nov 2015, 1:50

Walter Ricketts writes

0 thumbs

Does my Windows XP will stil use bingscv.exe any longer or no longer? I am on low income. Try hard to make money for buy a disc for Windows 8.1. But, does my PC date back in 2006; does new disc of (Windows 8.1) will be able run with '2006 PC'? Pls, let me know asap..for me to understand. I am deaf man, 59 yrs old. Thank you.

# 7 Nov 2016, 13:26

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

@Walter: I think Windows 8.1 will run on your old machine, but it will probably be very slow.

# 14 Dec 2016, 7:04

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