Home > Windows files > SSVICHOSST.exe

How to get rid of the SSVICHOSST Virus

Sometimes the SSVICHOSST file may cloak a virus, such as Symantec found W32.Imaut!gen1, as well as Kaspersky found IM-Worm.Win32.Sohanad.t. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with SSVICHOSST.exe

We are unfortunately unable to provide any details about the the producer and its related software. There is simply nothing available. However, you can read about what the SSVICHOSST.exe process does elsewhere on this page. An obsolete or defective version of SSVICHOSST.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

special offer

Free PC Check

Take advantage of our Free Computer Check to identify problems with SSVICHOSST.exe

Scan your computer today at no charge with the Windows Repair Tool. This tool helps repair Windows and helps it run faster.
More information about Outbyte and Unistall. Please review Outbyte EULA and Privacy Policy. Outbyte scanner and repair are free. An advanced version must be purchased.

What you should know about SSVICHOSST.exe SSVICHOSST.exe

SSVICHOSST.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file SSVICHOSST.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 321,825 bytes (33% of all these files), 5,347,028 bytes or, as the case may be, 264,963 bytes.
It is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. The file does not contain any exact product information, as would normally be expected today. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, Winlogon\Shell, DEFAULT\Run). The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The SSVICHOSST file is no part of Microsoft Windows. SSVICHOSST.exe is capable of record keystrokes, modify other Windows tasks as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 86% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find SSVICHOSST.exe 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 SSVICHOSST?

Part of a trojan
SSVICHOSST.exe is a virus. It generally infects a computer through the Yahoo! Messenger service. SSVICHOSST.exe contains a program that logs keystrokes and may steal critical passwords.

Summary: One user judges SSVICHOSST.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 4 users have already deleted SSVICHOSST.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall unknown

To remove SSVICHOSST.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate unknown in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
Remove software in Windows 10

How to tell if SSVICHOSST.exe (SSVICHOSST.exe) 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 SSVICHOSST.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for SSVICHOSST.exe 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 SSVICHOSST.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.

Users with an interest in SSVICHOSST.exe have also been interested in: SSVICHOSST.exe [index]