What does the SSUService.exe file do?
The SSUService.exe process is also known as Splashtop Software Updater Service and is a part of Splashtop Software Updater or, as the case may be, SSUService. This software is produced by Splashtop. An obsolete or defective version of SSUService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Splashtop Software Updater service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Splashtop Software Updater service 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)
- SSUService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module SSUService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about SSUService.exe Splashtop Software Updater service
SSUService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SSUService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 609,056 bytes (50% of all these files), 386,920 bytes, 583,968 bytes or, as the case may be, 370,504 bytes.
It is the service "SSUService".
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. The SSUService file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. SSUService.exe contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. SSUService.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 28% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 SSUService.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 SSUService?
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 Splashtop Software Updater or SSUService
To remove Splashtop Software Updater service 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 Splashtop Software Updater or SSUService in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if SSUService.exe (Splashtop Software Updater service) 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 Splashtop Software Updater service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Splashtop Software Updater service 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 SSUService.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.
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