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What is SSUService.exe?

Part of SSUService by Splashtop

What is it?

Splashtop Remote Desktop lets you control your computer from your iPad. This is the software update version of Splashtop that daily checks to see if a new software version is available and presents a popup to prompt you to update your software if available.

What if I disable SSUService?

If you disable or remove this program you will not be automaticaly updated if a new version of Splashtop is available, however removing this will not effect the software itself and it will run fine without it.
Description of ssuservice.exe from Splashtop
Splashtop Remote desktop for iPad & iPhone with video, audio, and full interactivity with your computer desktop. New York Times calls it “both a breakthrough and a bargain. A computer with the Splashtop Streamer can receive connections from any device running Splashtop Remote Desktop, Splashtop Remote Browser, Splashtop Whiteboard or Splashtop Touchpad.
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How does ssuservice.exe run?

Service - SSUService.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\SSUService' (Splashtop Software Updater Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Splashtop Software Updater 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 ssuservice.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of ssuservice.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is SSUService.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00011% CPU1074.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.92 MB RAM8.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 9 /min0.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
     10 context switches/sec10.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\splashtop\splashtop software updater\ssuservice.exe

Are there other versions of SSUService?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Splashtop Inc.

Splashtop Inc. (previously named DeviceVM Inc.) first product, named Splashtop OS, is an ‘instant-on’ Linux-based computing platform designed for fast, efficien More...
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File details

File name: SSUService.exe
Publisher: Splashtop Inc. (verified)
Name: SSUService
Description: Splashtop Software Updater Service
Product version: 1.5
Size: 357.82 KB
Original file name: SSUService.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Splashtop Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/14/2010
Expiration date: 11/7/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003611486%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002536713%
User CPU: 0.00010747728625%
Privileged CPU time: 210.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 232,388,238
CPU cycle count /min: 7,571,678
Context switches /sec: 10
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 29.89 MB
Peak committed memory: 39.18 MB
Paged memory: 1.92 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.26 MB
Paged system memory: 45.75 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.44 KB
Working set memory: 3.31 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.39 MB
Min working set memory: 3.31 MB
Private memory: 1.92 MB
Page faults: 2,052
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 11,288
Read operations /min: 8
Total read transfer: 11.02 MB
Read transfer /min: 8.16 KB
Total write operations: 282
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 73.63 KB
Write transfer /min: 55 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,884
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 9.63 KB
Other Transfer /min: 8 Bytes
Handle count average: 90
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Splashtop\Splashtop Software Updater\SSUService.exe"

Service details

Name: Splashtop Software Updater Service
Service name: SSUService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Splashtop software updater enables updates and enhancements to the SmartView browser extension.”

Image hashes

MD5: 83e5f5ba41efc52670effb886c61b60f
SHA-1: 93fc882f04b320f7ed6676035f89cc2de2fad194
SHA-256: 6613a7d6a22459dcff62c5745cd8d2759765c9ad5f5df2de09b25dd0b6ef5c2d

PE image details

File entropy: 6.39383
File packed: No
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