What does the wwSecure.exe file do?
The wwSecure.exe process is also known as Washer Security Service and is a part of unknown. This software is produced by Webroot Software (www.webroot.com). An obsolete or defective version of wwSecure.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Washer Security service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Washer Security 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)
- wwSecure.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module wwSecure.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about wwSecure.exe Washer Security service
wwSecure.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. WwSecure.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
The file size is 487,936 bytes.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. The wwSecure file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. WwSecure.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 56% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A wwSecure.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 486,400 bytes. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. WwSecure.exe is capable of interpret keystrokes.
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 wwSecure.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 wwSecure?
|this is a file for window washer, a program that cleans your system. (further information...) |
|Window Washer File WEbroot.com SAFE (further information...) |
|Spyware cleaner |
|Part of Webroot's Window Washer 6.0 program. Protects home page etc. (further information...) |
|This is Webroot's window washer application (further information...) |
Summary: 18 users judge wwSecure.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove Washer Security 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if wwSecure.exe (Washer Security 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 Washer Security service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Washer Security 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 wwSecure.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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