What is mvraidsvc.exe?

The genuine mvraidsvc.exe file is a software component of Marvell RAID Event Logging Agent by Marvell Semiconductor.
"mvraidsvc.exe" is a main executable file in Windows that is for the Marvell RAID Event Logging Agent from the Marvel RAID Utility program. The file is used by Marvel RAID controllers. It maintains a log of issues related to the RAID system and RAID devices. It reports dead hard drives, bad partitions, damaged sectors, initialization failures, drive security key failures, and lots more. The file can be accessed manually to review any issues and problems within the RAID system. Marvell began in 1995 as a semiconductor manufacturer for PC storage devices and has evolved into supplying chips for networking products, providing automobile Wi-Fi hotspots, and more.

MvRaidSvc stands for Marvell Raid 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 mvraidsvc.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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Mvraidsvc.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with mvraidsvc
Mvraidsvc.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Event Service Application or Marvell Storage Service belongs to software Marvell MRU (version V4) or Marvell Storage Utility (version V4) by Marvell Semiconductor ( or Marvell (

Description: Mvraidsvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The mvraidsvc.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (mainly C:\Program Files (x86)\Marvell\raid\svc\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Marvell\storage\svc\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 151,552 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 313,192 bytes and 5 more variants. 
The process has no file description. The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. Mvraidsvc.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with mvraidsvc.exe, you can uninstall Marvell MRU V4 or Marvell Storage Utility V4 from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as mvraidsvc.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the mvraidsvc.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 mvraidsvc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with mvraidsvc. 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 mvraidsvc.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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