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What is scanwscs.exe?

Part of Quick Heal AntiVirus by Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd.

What is it?

Helper Service is a module for the Quick Heal AntiVirus product that is designed to help protect against various phishing attacks. The Anti-Phishing modules is loaded by the Quick Heal Windows Service, Core Scanning Server.
Description of scanwscs.exe from Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd.
Quick Heal AntiVirusprotects your laptops and desktops and provides protection against malicious threats that can sneak into your system when you are browsing the Internet, checking mails, chatting, etc. Upon installation, it acts as a shield against viruses, worms, trojans, spywares and other malicious threats. It also provides security against new and unknown threats with Quick Heal's renowned DNAScan Technology. It utilizes minimum system resources, thereby giving complete protection to your system without slowing it down.
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How does scanwscs.exe run?

Service - scanwscs.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'ScanWscS' (Total Security Helper Service WSC). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Total Security Helper Service WSC 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the scanwscs.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of scanwscs.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is scanwscs.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00004% CPU367.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.27 MB RAM10.5%
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.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\quick heal\quick heal internet security\scanwscs.exe

Are there other versions of Quick Heal AntiVirus?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: scanwscs.exe
Publisher: Quick Heal Technologies (P) Ltd. (verified)
Name: Quick Heal AntiVirus
Description: Helper Service
Product version: 15.00
Size: 311.67 KB
Original file name: ScanWscS.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/21/2010
Expiration date: 9/24/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000762089%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000394533%
User CPU: 0.00003675561142%
Privileged CPU time: 1234.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 591,740,338
CPU cycle count /min: 1,617,258
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 65.04 MB
Peak committed memory: 89.8 MB
Paged memory: 2.27 MB
Peak paged memory: 18.75 MB
Paged system memory: 123.14 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.95 KB
Working set memory: 7.46 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.61 MB
Min working set memory: 7.43 MB
Private memory: 2.27 MB
Page faults: 25,719
Page faults /min: 11
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,328
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 570.7 KB
Read transfer /min: 255 Bytes
Total other operations: 33,278
Other operations /min: 15
Total other transfer: 194.9 KB
Other Transfer /min: 87 Bytes
Handle count average: 145
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Quick Heal\Quick Heal Total Security\SCANWSCS.EXE"

Service details

Name: Total Security Helper Service WSC
Service name: ScanWscS
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 565f07b0db6f17430a3b3b20ed4faefb
SHA-1: 5e18bc303cc045e64bab42ed888bdb15b01562f8

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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