How to get rid of the ssd VirusSometimes the ssd file may cloak a virus, e.g. Symantec found WS.Reputation.1 or, as the case may be, Adware.ADH, as well as F-Secure found Application.Generic.215566. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with ssd.dll
The ssd.dll process is also known as System Search Dispatcher and is a part of System Search Dispatcher. This software is produced by DoubleD Advertising. An obsolete or defective version of ssd.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- System Search Dispatcher has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- System Search Dispatcher has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ssd.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ssd.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ssd.dll System Search Dispatcher
ssd.dll is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file ssd.dll is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 299,288 bytes (35% of all these files), 299,240 bytes or, as the case may be, 294,912 bytes.
This DLL file is a browser plug-in. This could mean that your Internet Explorer has been given additional useful capabilities. However, not all such plug-ins are worthwhile. Some just display advertisements or surreptitiously change your browser settings. The unique identifer of the browser plug-in is CDBFB47B-58A8-4111-BF95-06178DCE326D. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. As a plug-in of Windows Internet Explorer, this file has the ability to look over your shoulder as you browse the Web. It does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). Ssd.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 52% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find ssd.dll on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about ssd?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall System Search Dispatcher
To remove System Search Dispatcher from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for System Search Dispatcher in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if ssd.dll (System Search Dispatcher) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of System Search Dispatcher. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for System Search Dispatcher or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or ssd.dll is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.