What is the sshnas21.dll component needed for?Simply stated, a DLL file is an unnamed executable file. It cannot be directly invoked, but it can be called by any executable Windows program.
The sshnas21.dll process is also known as SSHNAS (SSHNAS) or, as the case may be, Windows Setup API and is a part of SSHNAS (SSHNAS) or, as the case may be, MSE Extrim (Version 2011 Edition). This software is produced by Opera Software (www.opera.com) or, as the case may be, Sun Microsystems (www.sun.com). An obsolete or defective version of sshnas21.dll can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- SSHNAS has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- SSHNAS 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)
- sshnas21.dll has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module sshnas21.dll. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about sshnas21.dll SSHNAS
sshnas21.dll is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file sshnas21.dll is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 228,864 bytes (5% of all these files), 232,960 bytes as well as 58 other variants.
You can end this service, pause it, or restart it by going to System and Security/Administrative Tools/Services in Control Panel. The service does not run under your user account. The sshnas21 file is not part of the Windows operating system. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual Sshnas21.dll is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 51% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A sshnas21.dll file has a 36% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the Windows Temp directory. In this case, the file size is usually 185,344 bytes. The program appears as a window on the desktop. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run, DEFAULT\Run). It is no part of Microsoft Windows. sshnas21.dll appears to be a file that was compressed by an EXE-Packer. This technique is often used by trojans to keep the file size small and also hamper debugging efforts. However, this in itself is not sufficient reason to presume malicious intent, since even well-intentioned, professional software producers take advantage of compressed files.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves sshnas21.dll. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about sshnas21?
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 SSHNAS or MSE Extrim
To remove SSHNAS 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 SSHNAS or MSE Extrim in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if sshnas21.dll (SSHNAS) 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 SSHNAS. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SSHNAS 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 sshnas21.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.