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What is ssettings.exe?

Part of Settings by Samsung Electronics CO. LTD.

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How does ssettings.exe run?

Process - ssettings.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. ssettings.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).

How does ssettings.exe start?

Scheduled task - ssettings.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Settings'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - ssettings.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Settings'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the ssettings.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of ssettings.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ssettings.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU185.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.59 MB RAM16.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
85 GDI objects56.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\samsung\settings\ssettings.exe

Are there other versions of Settings?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Settings.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: ssettings.exe
Publisher: Samsung Electronics CO., LTD. (verified)
Name: Settings
Description: Settings
Size: 2.5 MB
Original file name: sSettings.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 6/12/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000687952%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000502889%
User CPU: 0.00001850629800%
Privileged CPU time: 125 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,849,391,714
CPU cycle count /min: 7,259,419
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 121.66 MB
Peak committed memory: 137.08 MB
Paged memory: 3.59 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.7 MB
Paged system memory: 231.7 KB
Non-paged system memory: 16.11 KB
Working set memory: 1.5 MB
Peak working set memory: 14.36 MB
Min working set memory: 800 KB
Private memory: 3.59 MB
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 21
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 460 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 467
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 3.03 KB
Other Transfer /min: 9 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 85
Peak GDI objects: 88
USER objects: 32
Peak USER objects: 34
Handle count average: 141
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Samsung\Settings\sSettings.exe" /s

Scheduled task details

Name: Settings
Command: \Settings

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Settings

Image hashes

MD5: 31dd175a34396f163508a2c6e963fd95
SHA-1: 9b166192decce575d7079bc93d4c144d38f90cc5

PE image details

File packed: No
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