How to Remove “ssu.exe”

What is ssu.exe?

ssu.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Spy Sweeper SSU. It belongs to Spy Sweeper and was developed by Webroot Software, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as ssu.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with ssu.exe malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with ssu.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • ssu.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the ssu.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with ssu.exe malware.

How to remove ssu.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing ssu.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove ssu.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 17 August 2012 at 3:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Setup Executable 0b55e56a6add6b4d
d4ceff475a0018a2
03d02a5a
8300c91b40229b42
301aebc6d8859907
Application.
Win32.Agent.
~AVL
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable a086840352e07c41
f4587f2c6af7b29e
7ef831e1
a84d5bc892e7f990
b60de1e812a57bb4
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
3 N/A Executable 682ab2698db7bae5
3133c9bc59317e8d
609d3841
374e627c0bc7105b
9bce7b72e4239867
Unclassified
Malware
No 3, 3, 8, 1 N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:40 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Shenzhen TP-LINK Technologies CO.,LTD. Executable fbc6e5c42284f5bd
e244b04d9940b05f
7d827f11
N/A No 2.1 2.1 Malaysia
2 Webroot Software, Inc. (www.webroot.com) Executable 862d93aa2ec8e5cf
b6f347adeeb6682a
3ea2f980
567f305182f8fcbc
17d0bd7518fc8f3d
Yes 4.4.0.79 4.4.0.79 Internal Submission
3 Webroot Software, Inc. (www.webroot.com) Executable ce7fd5897af0c2c5
191cfb8015d5c2d1
87b7a731
0cc37e9eef79e778
3143f178b2c54d2e
Yes 4.4.0.80 4.4.0.80 Internal Submission
4 Webroot Software, Inc. (www.webroot.com) Executable 61fdcd505a06ce2e
77fc7b2c98176677
4f673586
N/A No 4.0.1.298 4.0.1.298 United States
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