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What is hsssrv.exe?

Part of Hotspot Shield 2.93 by AnchorFree

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How does hsssrv.exe run?

Service - hsssrv.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'HssSrv' (Hotspot Shield Routing Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Hotspot Shield Routing Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the hsssrv.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of hsssrv.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hsssrv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00032% CPU3218.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.82 MB RAM13.1%
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.
32 context switches/sec32.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hotspot shield\hsswpr\hsssrv.exe

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: hsssrv.exe
Publisher: AnchorFree Inc. (verified)
Name: Hotspot Shield 2.93
Description: Hotspot Shield 2.93
Version: 2, 93, 0, 0
Size: 452.79 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: AnchorFree Inc
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/28/2011
Expiration date: 4/14/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0010994016%
Privileged CPU: 0.0007775873%
User CPU: 0.00032181421398%
Privileged CPU time: 6760626.67 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 980,281,537
CPU cycle count /min: 49,727,546
Context switches /sec: 32
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 58.79 MB
Peak committed memory: 68.68 MB
Paged memory: 2.82 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.07 MB
Paged system memory: 106.27 KB
Non-paged system memory: 27.46 KB
Working set memory: 4.91 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.12 MB
Min working set memory: 4.02 MB
Private memory: 2.82 MB
Page faults: 13,270
Page faults /min: 5
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 545
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 2.15 MB
Read transfer /min: 176 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Total write transfer: 824 Bytes
Total other operations: 80,052
Other operations /min: 34
Total other transfer: 1.42 MB
Other Transfer /min: 641 Bytes
Handle count average: 202
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hsssrv.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\HssWPR\hsssrv.exe"

Service details

Name: Hotspot Shield Routing Service
Service name: HssSrv
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 1900
TCP: on port 51397

Image hashes

MD5: fda5e88be1333b69bed57aadaa16991f
SHA-1: e70c98024a5dc44c047801911c15723fb7e6f411
SHA-256: 74c0093c7c56bffd202261b0fd0c98b21def0276d8e1cff9fe219e7df2f1d8af

PE image details

File packed: No
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