What is dbxsvc.exe?

dbxsvc.exe is part of Dropbox and developed by Dropbox, Inc. according to the dbxsvc.exe version information.

dbxsvc.exe's description is "Dropbox Service"

dbxsvc.exe is digitally signed by Dropbox, Inc.

dbxsvc.exe is usually located in the 'c:\windows\system32\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on dbxsvc.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameDropbox
Company nameDropbox, Inc.
File descriptionDropbox Service
Internal namedbxsvc.exe
Original filenamedbxsvc.exe
Legal copyrightDropbox, Inc.
File version1.0.24.0

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

Product nameDropbox
Company nameDropbox, Inc.
File descriptionDropbox Service
Internal namedbxsvc.exe
Original filenamedbxsvc.exe
Legal copyrightDropbox, Inc.
File version1.0.24.0

Digital signatures [?]

dbxsvc.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameDropbox, Inc
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number08557a49a29ffd9253ca5ac8780f2c95

VirusTotal report

None of the 67 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the dbxsvc.exe file.

None of the 67 anti-virus programs detected the dbxsvc.exe file.

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5b237c37c5563e4f96e64417d5590f591
SHA2562b13534c91e827a54676dbfbe9b9854b20b20ababd85e5c473a986d7d491af36

Error Messages

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

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

dbxsvc.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.

Dropbox Service has stopped working.

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

dbxsvc.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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