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What is wrsa.exe?

Part of Webroot SecureAnywhere by Webroot

Description of wrsa.exe from Webroot
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How does wrsa.exe run?

Service - wrsa.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'WRSVC' (WRSVC). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. WRSVC 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.

How does wrsa.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - wrsa.exe is registered with the run identifier 'WRSVC' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Webroot\WRSA.exe" -ul' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the wrsa.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of wrsa.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wrsa.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00090% CPU9035.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
15.82 MB RAM73.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     46 /min2.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              44 GDI objects29.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\webroot\wrsa.exe

Are there other versions of Webroot SecureAnywhere?

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 Webroot SecureAnywhere.

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: wrsa.exe
Publisher: Webroot (verified)
Name: Webroot SecureAnywhere
Description: Webroot SecureAnywhere
Size: 748.09 KB
Original file name: WRSA.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Webroot Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 1/9/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0015221003%
Privileged CPU: 0.0006185905%
User CPU: 0.00090350981630%
Privileged CPU time: 85632.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 169 ms
CPU cycle count: 985,135,512
CPU cycle count /min: 318,749,960
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 110.7 MB
Peak committed memory: 149.87 MB
Paged memory: 15.82 MB
Peak paged memory: 24.3 MB
Paged system memory: 190.95 KB
Non-paged system memory: 23.65 KB
Working set memory: 1.53 MB
Peak working set memory: 18.06 MB
Min working set memory: 814 KB
Private memory: 15.82 MB
Page faults: 1,415,551
Page faults /min: 3,145
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 12,138
Read operations /min: 24
Total read transfer: 298.78 MB
Read transfer /min: 590.74 KB
Total write operations: 11,074
Write operations /min: 22
Total write transfer: 12.79 MB
Write transfer /min: 25.34 KB
Total other operations: 641,004
Other operations /min: 1,250
Total other transfer: 323.61 MB
Other Transfer /min: 650.04 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 44
Peak GDI objects: 50
USER objects: 19
Peak USER objects: 27
Handle count average: 382
Thread count average: 20
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Webroot\WRSA.exe" -service
"C:\Program Files\Webroot\WRSA.exe"

Service details

Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Webroot SecureAnywhere Antivirus v8.0.2.118”

Startup files (all users) run details

Command: "C:\Program Files\Webroot\WRSA.exe" -ul

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 27019

Image hashes

MD5: ab5b36586944ba96fd64c3f6fa1080c7
SHA-1: f52fa196a3d33ec95753be92be2c86b7dc109825

PE image details

File packed: Yes
Packed by: Unknown
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