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What’s GoogleIMEJaCacheService.exe (Google 日本語入力 キャッシュサービス)? Is it safe or a virus?

GoogleIMEJaCacheService.exe is a process related to the Google Japanese Input method editor (IME) software and is developed by Google LLC.

The app description "Google 日本語入力 キャッシュサービス" translates to "Google Japanese Input Cache Service" in English. This service is responsible for managing the cache of the Japanese Input method editor, which is used for Japanese language input on computers and mobile devices. It helps improve the performance and efficiency of the Japanese input method by storing frequently used data in the cache, allowing for faster and more accurate input in the Japanese language.

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Who makes GoogleIMEJaCacheService.exe (Google 日本語入力 キャッシュサービス)?

We’ve found Google LLC should be the publisher of GoogleIMEJaCacheService.exe.

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Last updated: July 4, 2024

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