Cisvc.exe

M

Murre

Guest
Time and again a certain service/program runs on my computer and it uses all available CPU power and slow my other processes to an almost halt.

The program/service is called CISVC.EXE.
Has anyone encountered this service/program and can anyone tell me what is is, what it does and why it is doing it.
:confused:

My initial responce would be Virus or some sort of trojan. I have searched the Tech page on Microsoft.com and tried to read about it in HELP files native to XP, but no luck.

I would appreciate any suggestions
 
B

Bubdar

Guest
cisvc.exe is the indexing service..


index's files to make search's etc faster...
 
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noah472

Guest
Might get my fingers burnt for this one but here is my two pence worth, i have just checked out what this is, its a service for Indexing and is used for remote control, aparently it is not important in any way so i would suggest killing it as a service, may well be wrong but found some interesting stuff here!! check out the read more on this serbice, aparently a bit of a resource hog! :mad:


http://www.blkviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm
 
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Bubdar

Guest
Read the link, but not reading info on it cisvc.exe being used for remote control....



Am I missing something?.....
 
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noah472

Guest
Not really, sorry, when i said remote control I was meaning the remote control protocol (which is why this service is running.)
 

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