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What is fssm32.exe?

Part of F-Secure Anti-Virus by F-Secure

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How does fssm32.exe run?

Process - fssm32.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. fssm32.exe is executed by the process fsgk32.exe (F-Secure Anti-Virus by F-Secure).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the fssm32.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of fssm32.exe users, 18.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fssm32.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU463.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
217.56 MB RAM1010.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
4,699 /min208.6%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
     4 context switches/sec4.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\cogeco security services\apps\computersecurity\anti-virus\fssm32.exe

Are there other versions of F-Secure Anti-Virus?

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 F-Secure Anti-Virus.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

About F-Secure Corporation

F-Secure Corporation (formerly Data Fellows) is an anti-virus and computer security and computer software company based in Helsinki, Finland. The company has 20 More...
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File details

File name: fssm32.exe
Publisher: F-Secure Corporation (verified)
Name: F-Secure Anti-Virus
Description: F-Secure Scanner Manager 32-bit
Product version: (fcaefbc)
Size: 1.17 MB
Original file name: fssm32.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001023924%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000560011%
User CPU: 0.00004639128997%
Privileged CPU time: 275562.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 82 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,386,892,614
CPU cycle count /min: 468,646,120
Context switches /sec: 4
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 732.59 MB
Peak committed memory: 1.71 GB
Paged memory: 217.56 MB
Peak paged memory: 390.39 MB
Paged system memory: 690.32 KB
Non-paged system memory: 40.65 KB
Working set memory: 126.49 MB
Peak working set memory: 534.28 MB
Min working set memory: 908 KB
Private memory: 217.56 MB
Page faults: 18,639,713
Page faults /min: 4,712
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 13,594,272
Read operations /min: 4,654
Total read transfer: 1.85 GB
Read transfer /min: 17.48 MB
Total write operations: 132,735
Write operations /min: 45
Total write transfer: 950.02 MB
Write transfer /min: 333.04 KB
Total other operations: 3,066,370
Other operations /min: 1,050
Total other transfer: 966.41 MB
Other Transfer /min: 3.14 MB
Handle count average: 364
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\F-Secure\apps\ComputerSecurity\Anti-Virus\fssm32.exe" 3 892 896 900
"C:\Program Files\Frontier\apps\ComputerSecurity\Anti-Virus\fssm32.exe" 3 876 880 884

Image hashes

MD5: 3ada03191ce642da0d50ba8016087a31
SHA-1: 80c92e7ecfe217d2707188fd905fa8b9a96695f0

PE image details

File packed: No
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