What does the ssn.exe file do?
The ssn.exe process is also known as save serp now or, as the case may be, Simple Sticky Notes and is a part of save serp now or, as the case may be, Simple Sticky Notes. This software is produced by Simnet. An obsolete or defective version of ssn.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- save serp now has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- save serp now 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)
- ssn.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module ssn.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about ssn.exe save serp now
ssn.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ssn.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 33,792 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 46,080 bytes.
It does not supply any version information or other description. This ssn.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This ssn.exe process is connected to a server on the Internet or in your local network. The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 93% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A ssn.exe file has a 2% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 1,429,952 bytes. The application has a visible window, and can be closed by clicking the red X button.. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run). It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness.
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 ssn.exe. 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 ssn?
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 save serp now or Simple Sticky Notes
To remove save serp now from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate save serp now or Simple Sticky Notes in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if ssn.exe (save serp now) 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 save serp now. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for save serp now 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 ssn.exe 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.