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What’s SRUtility.exe (Splashtop® Streamer Utility)? Is it safe or a virus?

SRUtility.exe is a process associated with Splashtop Remote, a remote desktop software by Splashtop Inc.

This executable file is responsible for managing various system resources and settings for the Splashtop Remote application. It's an important component that allows the smooth operation of the software, allowing users to access and control their desktops remotely.

SRUtility.exe runs in the background, handling tasks such as system monitoring, resource allocation, and other functions necessary for the proper functioning of Splashtop Remote. One of its main functions is to control the streaming for the app, so the user can have a clear view of the desktop.

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Who makes SRUtility.exe (Splashtop® Streamer Utility)?

We’ve found Splashtop Inc. should be the publisher of SRUtility.exe.

How do we know? Our SpyShelter cybersecurity labs focuses on monitoring different types of Windows PC executables and their behaviors for our popular SpyShelter Antispyware software. Learn more about us, and how our cybersecurity team studies Windows PC executables/processes.

What does it mean if someone is the publisher of a PC .exe (executable or process)?

The publisher of an executable is the entity responsible for its distribution and authenticity. Most processes/executables on your PC should be signed. The signature on the executable should have been verified through a third party whose job it is to make sure the entity is who it says it is. Find an unsigned executable? You should consider scanning any completely unsigned .exe on your PC.

Last updated: March 23, 2024

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