What is mediasrv.exe?

The genuine mediasrv.exe file is a software component of Bluetooth Media Service by Intel.
The Bluetooth Media Service from Intel monitors and controls bluetooth connections. When the service is running, it searches for paired devices. When it is paired, it interfaces between the machine software and the device using Intel PROSet/Wireless Software. It is supported in versions of Windows through Windows 8.1 64-bit.

MediaSrv stands for Bluetooth Media Service

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the mediasrv.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Mediasrv.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mediasrv
Mediasrv.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Bluetooth Media Service belongs to software Intel PROSet Wireless Bluetooth or or Intel Corporation-Mobile Wireless Group or IntelĀ® Wireless Bluetooth or IntelĀ® PROSet/Wireless Software by Intel ( or Motorola Solutions.

Description: Mediasrv.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Mediasrv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (typically C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Bluetooth\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,304,912 bytes (35% of all occurrences), 1,710,456 bytes and 4 more variants. 
The program is not visible. Mediasrv.exe is not a Windows core file. The program can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. The file is digitally signed. Mediasrv.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 20% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with mediasrv.exe, you may want to go to the support area of the Intel website or remove the entire program or Motorola Solutions Inc. using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mediasrv.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mediasrv.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving mediasrv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mediasrv. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the mediasrv.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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